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Boiler 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 25'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
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Season: Fall
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Submitted By: moss1956 on Oct 23, 2010

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Description 

The crux is getting on. After that you pull down hard on the obvious buckets, and hopefully have enough steam to finish.


Location 

This climb is in the middle of the Blue Groove. The Blue Groove is about 200 yards DOWN stream from Mother Wall on the same side of the river, tucked up high on the bluff. You will see two broken off pieces of limestone like spires just before you get there.


Protection 

4 bolts to anchors.



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By crimpandpeel
Oct 29, 2010

Hey mossman, just wanted to say I think your height of this route is a little short by a few feet, 10 I think.