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Bittersweet 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 95'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: E1 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Gary Schmidt on Jun 14, 2007
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Passing the crux to reach the crack.

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First of all, the only reason I submitted this as a 9 is because that's what the guidebook says. However, IMHO, the crux moves below the bolt could fairly easy pass for around 5.10b.

Ascend the right-slanting, narrow, awkward ramp and get in some pro. Traverse left and clip the lone bolt on the route (recently replaced). Make the crux moves which fortunately are completely protected by the bolt. Gain the crack to your left, and jam it out to the ledge.


Location 

It is easy to find. Look for the lone bolt on the first line left of Powder Puff.


Protection 

Smaller gear for the start then a bit of fist size gear for the good crack.



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