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Columbia 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 35'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
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Submitted By: Scott Strong on Aug 28, 2011

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Mario Stanley on Columbia.

Description 

From the guidebook:
Climb the route on the left side of the cave (denoted in fixed draws). This POB classic was named in honor of the space shuttle Columbia, which broke apart in blue skies over the crag (north Texas) on January 1st, 2003.

Protection 

6 bolts. 4 fixed draws. 2 bolt anchor.


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Josh Gilberg on Columbia.
Josh Gilberg on Columbia.

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By Brent Kelly
Feb 23, 2012

FA - Kelley Chin in 2003

Bolted by Mark Hyde

"He spotted the line when it looked like total choss." - Kelley Chin about Mark Hyde

Jimmy Ray's Guidebook also lists Fred Mitchel as a member of the FA/FFA/bolting team
By Andrew T.
Feb 26, 2012

Best line around! Most of the holds leading up to the 3rd and 4th bolts are pretty juggy with difficult motions. Definitely an awesome to check out and send!