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Black Betty 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 45'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Mike McNeil on Mar 26, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: A picture of the start of Black Betty

Description 

Climb steep bit to a ledge then stem up and onto the face with the crux in the upper part of the route.

Protection 

7 bolts + closed cold shuts


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By Brent Larsen
From: Spearfish, SD
Apr 3, 2010

An awesomely long warm-up climb. Footwork reminicent of the needles along with cool pockets and ledges. Maximum McGnarl at an economic energy price.
By Zach Keeney
From: Cheyenne, WY
May 16, 2010
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Hard powerful start to a tricky crack section.
By Ramo D
Jun 17, 2014
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13

The start was steep and powerful and the crux came at the last bolt. Easy to get to. Wild mini-gardens in the pockets. Wild!
By Kralovec
Sep 2, 2014

The nuts on the 6th bolt and right anchor are loose (tightened a twists with fingers)