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Close Encounters 

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

Type:  Sport
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Tristan Higbee and Christian Burrell
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Christian "crisco" Burrell on Jul 12, 2008

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The middle line on the bulge that forms the right side of Milky Way Wall. Stay out of the corner on the left. Use jugs to small crimps on a steep wall.


5 bolts and chains

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By Tristan Higbee
From: Cambodia
Jul 12, 2008

Easy for 5.10. Really fun climbing on really good rock with really good moves. The best route on this part of the wall.

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