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Clever Lever 

YDS: 5.12a/b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12 French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: VIII+ British: E6 6b [details]
FA:  Mike Tobias/Brian Robertson, circa 1970, FFA: Greg Lowe, 1976.
Fixed Hardware: 2 Lead Bolts, 2 Belay Bolts [details]
Season: Spring/Fall
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Submitted By: bhoran on Jan 3, 2009
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  • Description 

    This is located left of T2's? first roof pitch, right of Kloberdanz and Private Idaho roofs. Climb the right-angling sequence of underclings, heel hooks, and levers to gain the lip. It is bolt protected.


    This is located left of T2 Kloberdanz first roof pitch, right of Kloberdanz and Private Idaho roofs.


    Bolts to anchors.

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    By Bob Rotert
    Jun 9, 2011
    rating: 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a

    I always liked this route. It's short but sweeet!! Amazing send by Greg Lowe. One of those stand out routes in difficulty for the time it was done.

    By clintchesterfield024
    Mar 11, 2013

    Anyone have more info on this route or any updated pics?

    By Bart Paull
    From: Boulder, CO
    Apr 12, 2013
    rating: 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ E6 6c

    I'd say the route is something like a roped V7-V8, making it pretty stout for the given 12a/b.... Very worth doing, stick clip recommended!