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Do Not Take The German People Lightly I Say 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Mick Ryan & Russ Walling (TD, 1998)
Season: all
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Submitted By: Russ Walling on Aug 21, 2007
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Jeremy Freeman top-roping the blank slab above 'Do...

Description 

Well protected slab climbing on good rock. The start is slicker than the rest of the route.


Location 

This route is in the middle of the face, between Slab Hymen on the left, and the opening corner of Forbidden Dance.


Protection 

5 bolts to lower off anchors.



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By Russ Walling
From: www.FishProducts.com
Aug 22, 2007

A friend of ours from Austria was gurgling about something one day and then in a moment of seriousness says, "do not take the German people lightly, I say" and wagged a finger at us... we were busting up for weeks about the "I say" part at the end.... Must be a translation and grammar thing. Funny to us anyway, thus the route name.

By Bruce Diffenbaugh
From: Cheyenne,Wyoming
Mar 24, 2008

I like the name,Of course I'm German.

By Adam Winters
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From: the Shire
Jan 30, 2009
rating: 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c

Managed to hop on this route today. It's really great. Fantastic climbing especially in the upper diagonal. Great route, Russ!

We also top-roped the slab above by continuing past the 'German People' anchor up the last diagonal, then stepping right onto the slab to join up with the 'Slab Hymen' anchors. It's grainy, but amazing. Super-thin face moves between xenolith knobs with big high-steps/mantels. It's gotta be hard .11 slab, maybe harder.