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Cig-arete 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Bill Leventhal and gang
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Submitted By: Joseph01 on Jun 29, 2010

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Fun route. Get on it!

Description 

Start as for Luscious but go right at the top of the slab to clip the first bolt. A fun straight forward climb using pockets and the arete.

Location 

this route starts the same as luscious and goes up the arete.

Protection 

5 bolts to 1 open shut and 1 chain.


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By Michael Bartosek
From: Los Angeles
Aug 12, 2010
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

The crux move for me was 2nd to 3rd bolt and this seems to be height dependent.
By John Long
Aug 29, 2010

Joe Kristy drilled the bolts, I first led it, Bill, Matt and Joe followed. 5.11b/c depending on reach.
By Ryan Kelly
From: work.
Apr 11, 2011
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

John's smoking choss dust, this thing isn't over .11a even by soft Malibu standards.

Been thinking about doing this one for awhile, just to tick it off, but it looked so terrible. It actually has some pretty fun moves on it and decent-ish rock.
By Will Cornell
Oct 11, 2014
rating: 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a

I thought this was pretty stiff for 11a. It is absolutely far more difficult than marauding monkeys. I'd give it 11b/c. The holds are good, but far apart. Each move is pretty committing, and clipping the third bolt is very tenuous.