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Blackbeard's Tears 

YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c A2

   
Type:  Trad, Aid, 1 pitch, 150'
Original:  YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c A2 [details]
FA: Matthias Holladay
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Submitted By: Matthias Holladay on Oct 31, 2007

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Description 

The 1st route done on the cliff, an obvious stunning black crack surmounting the wave and up to poison oak finish. Equalize bushes for anchor or bolt a new one. Often dripping with foggy love. Once it's freed, name will stay the same...

Protection 

Standard rack/thin aid gear


Photos of Blackbeard's Tears Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Ludwig cleaning the route.
Ludwig cleaning the route.
Rock Climbing Photo: Evan Wisheropp soloing up the crack.
Evan Wisheropp soloing up the crack.
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking down the route the next day and yes, that'...
Looking down the route the next day and yes, that'...
Rock Climbing Photo: Ludwig starting to clean, picking up where Lauri h...
Ludwig starting to clean, picking up where Lauri h...
Rock Climbing Photo: Lauri, I think, and at that point, still smiling. ...
Lauri, I think, and at that point, still smiling. ...

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By Lurker
Administrator
From: Arcata, CA
Feb 23, 2015

New titanium glue-in anchors at the top of the 5.10+/5.11- section.
By Benjamin F
From: Arcata, CA
Sep 28, 2015

Nic Sabo one hung the second pitch, and thinks it goes at around 13c. This thing is getting freed reeeeal soon!
By Matthias Holladay
From: Durango, Colorado
Oct 4, 2015

Incredible what the human body can accomplish... Love to see some footage/fotografs of your efforts...
By Evan Wisheropp
Oct 5, 2015

There are some excellent ones in California Climber alongside your commentary. If you didn't get your copy yet, I'll send you one (PM me your address). I would post photos if I had any of my own without others' copyright.

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