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Cow Patty 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Jim Shimberg 1993
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Submitted By: lee hansche on Mar 13, 2007

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Description 

A fun wandering line on crimps and friction.
A little lichen covered in parts, but it doesn't take away from the climb. A few cruxes but no one stopper move.
Wicked fun and highly recommended to those who enjoy long, techy, footy, less-than-vertical climbing.
The book says you need 2 ropes to lower, but a 60m rope will just make it (tie a knot in the other end of the rope).


Location 

The far right route highest up in the gully.


Protection 

9 bolts to anchor at a sloping stance.



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By S. Neoh
Aug 11, 2010

Very nice route, even to someone like me who usually dislike slabs! :) 2.5 stars from me. Quite well protected if memory serves.