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Desiderata 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Bill Todd, 1978.
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Feb 22, 2007

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Description 

Fun slab/face climbing past a bolt and then into a thin crack with some cool finger jams.

Climb the middle crack, directly to the chimney of Hands Masseuse.

Follow that to the top.

Protection 

Pro to 3"


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By Jakob
Jul 28, 2009

Fun route. Fun slab/face climbing past a bolt and then into a thin crack with some cool finger jams.
By RDA
Dec 3, 2012

what bolt??? there never used to be one?
By Patrick Mulligan
Aug 2, 2014

There was never a bolt here before the crack. It was fun fiddly gear when I climbed it between 2002 and 2005.
By TradladReno
From: South Lake Tahoe, Ca
Jan 16, 2015
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

There is now a bolt maybe 15 feet off the ground :(
By RDA
May 31, 2015

somebody please CHOP that friggin bolt..
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