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Contra Friction 

YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 65'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Tvedt, 2004
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Submitted By: Paddy McIlvoy on May 22, 2009

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Step across the small stream and follow bolts up the low-angle grove. Not hard at all if you trust your feet. The guidebook calls it 5.9 but the 5.8 leader should be able to fake his or her way up. A great route to take a new climber on, and teach them to trust their feet. Cool spot.


At the far right side of the lost world. Right below a cool waterfall (flowing in the spring).


Lots and lots of bolts; nine of 'em plus the chain anchor.

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