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Billy Goes to Mexico S,TR 

Billy Goes to Mexico 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Sport, TR
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: D. Ranck 05
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Submitted By: Dean Cool on Sep 26, 2006

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Janine climbs up to Mexico.

Description 

Climb is right up the crack in the middle of the wall. The first bolt is a scarmble up a sharp small boulder. The rest of the way is a large fun crack that you can wedge you body into. Careful, the right side of the rock is flakey.


Protection 

4 bolts to two ring rap anchors.



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By Ryan Byrn
May 5, 2011

Billy goes to "Bat Shit" Mexico!!!

By Ryan Byrn
May 5, 2011

To give yourself an extra challenge, start from the bottom instead of scrambling up the base rock to the first bolt. Guide book says 5.11 when starting at the base.

By ssaxe
Jan 8, 2014
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Despite a couple piles of guano and someone's blood (guessing they took a fall), I loved this climb, probably because it was my first chimney. I'm not sure about that .11 rating for starting the crack on the bottom though, felt more like maybe 10b/c? Pretty bouldery down there and super fun. Could be like a V0+ or V1 problem, but I suck at bouldering, so my ratings are probably not accurate.