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YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 35'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a/b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Bill Todd and John Nye, January1987
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Feb 20, 2007

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Lisa Pritchett leading Bittersweet


This climbs the face to the right of "Short Crack", past two bolts.



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Rock Climbing Photo: "Bittersweet". Photo by Blitzo.
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By Josh Hibbard
From: Los Angeles Area, CA
Mar 27, 2007
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

This climb felt more like 5.10 to me...
I would only recommend it if you are camping in Group Site #5 and don't want to leave camp...
By Blitzo
Dec 15, 2007

It defiantly feels 5.10!
By Pete eye
From: Fort Collins, CO
Jan 12, 2010
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b X

Have some holds broken off here? its so thin at the begining...feels harder than Vogels 10a
By Adam Kimmerly
Jan 2, 2015
rating: 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R

10a to the first bolt, then some 10b or 10c moves to the second. Would be a spicy lead!
By David Lyons
From: Forest Falls, CA
Jan 5, 2015
rating: 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

^ definitely a spicy lead! Marginal smears on this thing, had me getting sweaty. So psyched to get to that 2nd bolt, past that things eased up considerably. I thought it felt like a 10c or d to me.

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