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YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: A. Miller, P. Steadman, 04
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Submitted By: DisturbingThePeace on May 23, 2006

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Aaron Miller on the upper section of Cro-Magnon (t...


Easy for the first bolts then steep and interesting moves, with a few shakeouts, to a good rest. From here head straight through the next steep section to gain the steep face. The climbing gets increasingly challenging as you get closer to the chains. If you break left from the rest you will be on "Lucy", if you break right it will be "Meanderthal".


Starts in the middle of the cave, where the ground level is highest. Shares start with Lucy and Meanderthal.


14 bolts to lowering biners on chains. May need a 60m to get completely back to ground.

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Josh on the lower part of the route.
Josh on the lower part of the route.
Unknown guy on the upper part of "Cro-Magnon&...
Unknown guy on the upper part of "Cro-Magnon&...

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By Riley Evans
Apr 18, 2013
rating: 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b

This route is great!!!! A great one to test your skills! In one of the books it says it gets easier after the 3rd overhang......NOPE only gets harder. Very pumpy. also think more on the 12d side. maybe its just me. Thumbs up though for whoever bolted this route!!!!
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