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Dancing Fingers 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
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Submitted By: EricT on Feb 5, 2006

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Description 

The steep, pocketed route on the right side of the east face. Great juggy sport fun! A nice switch from the usual Santa Barbara sandstone.


Protection 

5 bolts to anchors (shares with Anti-Bro)



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By Richard Shore
Aug 5, 2012

I'm surprised this route doesn't get more love here on MP. It gets full stars in both the old Tucker/Steele and the newer Edwards guide, and I've gotta agree. Steep, sustained, numerous and varied cruxes, solid rock - the best route in SB at the 5.10d grade.

By Bob Banks
Aug 5, 2012

I agree Richard. In fact I'd go so far as to say it's one of the better routes in SB of any grade. When I first came to town I went out and did stacks and stacks of routes, but only a few are memorable. Makunaima, Tea Crack, along with Dancing Fingers are the ones I vividly remember from that time. Classic.