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Bolt Route 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: unknown
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Submitted By: Aron Quiter on Jun 19, 2002

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Bolt Route.

Description 

The only route in the area that has bolts on the face of the rock.

A neato sustained crux awaits above the 1st bolt, and continues over the roof.

Clipping the last bolt is NOT advised, as it looks old, and just clipping it probably makes the route 5.11d. Also, it will unnecessarily create excessive rope drag because the reach to the top anchors is about as far as the reach to the 3rd bolt.

Walking off the top is probably best, as it will save your rope some wear.

Falling in the easier sections below the first bolt and before 2nd bolt is not a good idea.

Protection 

3 bolts to a 3 bolt top anchor.


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By b.gagnon
From: Oakland, CA
Sep 2, 2011

The third bolt is junk, but the fall on the second is clean.. at least it was, the second bolt doesn't look too good, but it held.
By Brandon Bateman
From: Montrose, CA
Jan 25, 2013
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a R

Needs new bolts. If you want to climb this just top out and walk off, or toprope it!
By John Groh
Jan 25, 2015
rating: 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a PG13

Wow. Not including the anchors, there are 4 bolts within a body length on this climb...
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