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Bunkweed 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Glenn Todd, Tony Lusk circa 1998
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Submitted By: jbak on Apr 10, 2006
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Warming up for the steep stuff.

Description 

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Location 

First route encountered on the approach. Follows a flake and crack system for 60 feet.


Protection 

Bolts and chains.



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By 1Eric Rhicard
Jun 27, 2006

If you have hate in your heart over this route you need to find the love. It's longer than many routes at The Steep, and after the first ten feet it is fun to climb. The Anchors like many at this crag are poorly placed which means the rope runs over the rock more than it needs to. I took a fat rope (11mm) so I wouldn't wreck my skinny rope.

By dolemike
Jul 20, 2008

I think that if the rock quality were a little better this would deserve 2 stars

By Joe Kreidel
From: Tucson, AZ
May 6, 2009

I think this route is a lot of fun. It has a lot of variety and a lot of climbing.

By jbak
Aug 20, 2011

@Joe... +1

Now that Tony is no longer with us, I can safely say: I lowered the anchors to a much better spot. The climb is improved, and it no longer tries to destroy your rope.

By JoeS
May 21, 2012

John,
Glen Todd did the FA on this with Tony belaying him. Route is fun after first 2 bolts, each of which should be one foot higher in order to make the route safer and more fun through the crumbly rock section.