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Army Armstrong T 
Days of Thunder T 
Don't Look A Gift Frog In The Mouth T 
Fisticuffs T 
Rainy Day, Dream Away T 
Run For Your Life T 
Runaway S 
Tales of Brave Ulysses T 
Tic Tic Boom S 
Tonic Boom S 
Tumbling Rainbow T 
Two Stage T 

Days of Thunder 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Bob Gaines and John Mallory, November 1999
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Submitted By: Bob Gaines on Mar 23, 2004

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BETA PHOTO: "Rainy Day Dream Away". Photo by Blitzo.

Description 

Climb the thin crack/arete start of Rainy Day Dream Away past it's first bolt (crux, 11b), then move left and climb the arete (5.10) past 3 bolts (right of the upper bolts on Tic Tic Boom) to a 2 bolt anchor (80 ft.)

Protection 

small to med. tcus, nuts, 4 bolts, 2 bolt rap anchor (80 ft)


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By Randy
Feb 22, 2005

This is really a variation finish to Rainy Day Dream Away. However, with that being said, it is likely the way most climbers will want to finish Rainy Day Dream Away with this route given the more direct line and bolt protection.

The actual moves on this finish are probably in the mid 5.10 range, the "crux" still being the initial section of Rainy Day Dream Away.