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Burning Calves 

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

Type:  Trad, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Doug Reed, Tom Howard 1983
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Submitted By: Darren in Vegas on Aug 1, 2007

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Darren, early in his trad career, sending Burning ...


Start by pulling into finger laybacks and locks to reach a sloped stance at a bomber hand jam. Leave the stance and enter a flared layback that leads to out-of-this-world finger locks and plated jugs to the anchors.


This climb is located on the right hand side of the Burning Buttress, it is the obvious finger sized crack.


This route eats stoppers. Small cams may also be helpful at the bottom. Hand-sized pieces and larger for the middle and top. Bolted anchor.

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