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Death Drives a Stick 

YDS: 5.13 French: 8a Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: X- British: E7 6c

   
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Consensus:  YDS: 5.13 French: 8a Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: X- British: E7 6c [details]
FA: Peter Gram
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Submitted By: Matthew NM on Jul 2, 2007
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The extension of Against Nature through the horizonal roof. Surprisingly, the wobbly "diving board" hold that rattles a full 5" if you push on it is solid...to pull on...I swear. Your belayer is best out of the way when you're making use of this hold. Nonetheless, above this business lies some additional hardness, apparently harder now that a few holds have broken. Rumored to be solid 5.13.


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fixed draws above Against Nature's anchors



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Pulling past the diving board hold. <br /> <br />Photo by Minesh Bacrania.
Pulling past the diving board hold.

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James H. heading out the giant roof.
James H. heading out the giant roof.
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By LeeAB
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From: ABQ, NM
Jan 5, 2009
rating: 5.13 8a 29 X- E7 6c

Also rumored to be easier according to Peter Gram. Because some of the breakage made one of the crimps better, though still not good enough to clip off of.

On red-point don't bother trying to clip the bolt after the two in the roof, I think this would be the 4th bolt on the extension or the second to last bolt. See Photo for more info on which bolt to skip.

By Jason Halladay
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From: Los Alamos, NM
Aug 18, 2012

I learned today the name of the route was inspired by an episode of The Simpsons.