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Blood and Roses 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 25'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Adam Stackhouse on Mar 18, 2006
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Description 

This is a beautiful flake that is clinging on the hidden west side of the Prowe formation. Climbing this takes one up a steep bulging lieback until feet in the crack/flake can come about. Two options for the finish are as follows: continue straight up through a short dihedral (most commonly done) or, where the flake ends/dihedral starts, take a rail out to the left. Here two decent hand holds set one up for a dyno slap to the top, or a tougher yet static move. A mantel to finish this 5.11 variation. Either way, highly recommended


Location 

On the west side of the Prowe, in the shade of a tree.


Protection 

TR, bolts



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By Noah Fogel
From: Cbad CA
Apr 9, 2012

Beware of pendulum