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Burnt Offerings 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 75'
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Paul Crawford and Don Garrett.
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Submitted By: 426 on Mar 10, 2007  with updates from Ron Vardanega

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Description 

Stout 5.10d just left of the obvious corner of "Steppin' Stone".

Has sustained sequences but with good pro. A great route that shouldn't be missed for those solid at the grade.

Location 

20' or so(?) left of the obvious left facing dihedral of Stepping Stone.

Protection 

Thin nuts, plenty of small cams. Rap off Steppin Stone or continue on to the top of the spire via 5.10 bolted face climbing.


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By bob branscomb
From: Lander, WY
6 days ago

I'm glad to see that Don Garrett was recognized in the first ascent of this route, instead of Jay Smith. Don is one of the most underrecognized climbers in Placerville, though he has pioneered one hell of a lot of hard routes in the area.

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