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Bongledesh 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c R

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 150'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: John Long and Terry Goodykoontz, Dec. 1973
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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on Jul 5, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: "Bongledesh".
Photo by Blitzo.

Description 

The start is a strenuous, tricky mantle. There is no protection, but with some effort you can place some gear at ground level and rig a long leash to keep your belayer from falling over backwards if you fall when he/she spots you. Above the start, a seriously runout 5.10A face takes you to the end of the first pitch. There is a second pitch (5.10A).

Location 

On the rounded prow to the left of Mike's Books.

Protection 

Light rack and two bolts.


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By Josh Harding
From: Joshua Tree, California
Mar 2, 2011

There seems to a new bolt protecting the mantle, making it a three bolt route.