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Crown of Thorns 

YDS: 5.13d French: 8b Ewbanks: 31 UIAA: X ZA: 32 British: E8 7a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.13d French: 8b Ewbanks: 31 UIAA: X ZA: 32 British: E8 7a [details]
FA: Seth Lytton
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Submitted By: slytton on Feb 17, 2014

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Lower crux on Crown Of Thorns. Photo By: Andy Mann...

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  • Description 

    Crown of Thorns adds a natural finish and another 30ft of steep power endurance climbing to the top of Day One. Climb Day One to the jug at the base of the large roof. Get as much back as possible, then climb slightly left through a difficult undercling boulder problem to access a horn. From the horn, move back right through another difficult undercling section to finish with a delicate slab move before the chains.

    Crown of Thorns was originally bolted and abandoned in 2001 and just recently saw a first ascent.

    Location 

    Start as for Day One and keep going straight up.

    Protection 

    10 bolts and fixed anchors.


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    By Jonathan Siegrist
    From: his truck
    Dec 13, 2014
    rating: 5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a

    maybe 5.14.... maybe
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