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YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 65'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a/b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: adampeters on Jun 1, 2007  with updates from Clint Walker ATX

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Great route, nice weather.


Great arete climbing with a few thin moves.


The far left of Roman wall, obvious arete.


5 bolts

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By Tradoholic
Mar 30, 2010
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

The extension of this to the top is "Maximus" 5.12a.
By Brent Butcher
Oct 2, 2011
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

I felt the crux of this route was getting off the ground. After that it was smooth sailing.
By JD Borgeson
Jul 14, 2014

beautiful, sharp arete that is on you from the moment you leave the ground. climber's love to bitch about the grade being sandbagged
By Spencer Scott
From: Kansas City, MO
Mar 26, 2015
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

I blew my onsight on this route when I pulled my rope up thru a sling girth hitched on my belay loop. I had to correct my sling so it wouldn't drag my rope and I ended up pumping out. This would have been one of my most favorite on sights just due to the nature of the climb. One of the most classic 10 arete climbs at the ranch.
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