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Black Beauty 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 65'
Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Jason Meyer & Wayne Lappeman
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Submitted By: s.price on Jul 21, 2011

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Description 

The crux is at 1/3 height. Black Beauty is thin for the grade at its crux but cruiser for upper 2/3rds.

Location 

It is 40 feet left of November Reign on a black ramp.

Protection 

5 or 6 bolts to an anchor.

Per A. Bandos: the anchors are placed on top of the wall. The anchors consist of just bolt hangers and no chains or carabiners from which to lower.


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By Craig Childre
From: Lubbock, Texas
Jun 30, 2013

Good route, a bit tough for noobs, but at 8+, it should be.... I was fooled, thinking I was on the 5.7 (which is to the left). Much more satisifed even though I struggled with the sequence through the crux. I am pretty sure it has 6 bolts....
By Jesse Morehouse
From: CO
Oct 7, 2013

I was setting it up for my kids and had a hold break. First time I've ever whipped on an 8. I left plenty of other suspect holds for others! Don't clean this on rap - the rope pull can be tiring due to anchor placement.
By A. Bandos
5 days ago

The anchors are unfortunately placed on top of the wall. The anchors consist of just bolt hangers and no chains or carabiners to lower from. We traversed to anchors to the left to lower.

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