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Chris's Route (name will change) 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 55'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Chris Kessler, Karl Kiser, Lee Brinckerhoff
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Submitted By: LeeAB on Mar 14, 2012

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BETA PHOTO: Topo showing the location of Chris's Route

Description 

A dicey little slab move moving right past the first bolt gets things started. Once you pull onto the ramp work your way up to the steep headwall. Follow angling seams and cracks up and left to join the finish of Juckets and Bugs.

A great warm up option, not as crux as Juckets but more steep terrain.

You can lead this on marginal gear (and I did, as a gear lead it is R). Years ago, apparently Chris and Karl did this by walking around to the top of the slab and climbing just the upper headwall. I returned with Karl after having TR'd the line starting from the ground and bolted it. So, it is a "new" route but not a new route.

Location 

Starts on Juckets and bugs but immediately moves right, finishes just right of the previous route as well.

Protection 

8 bolts to it own chain anchor.


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By Chris Norris
Mar 16, 2012

This was a fun route! My friend and I were the dudes there when you were putting it up. I think you should keep the name.
By Karl Kiser
Jan 7, 2014

Chris Kessler led the top crack, Fall 2003.