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East of East St. Louis 

YDS: 5.13c French: 8a+ Ewbanks: 30 UIAA: X- ZA: 31 British: E7 7a

   
Type:  Sport
Consensus:  YDS: 5.13c French: 8a+ Ewbanks: 30 UIAA: X- ZA: 31 British: E7 7a [details]
FA: Dave Groth
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Submitted By: HTeale on Jul 1, 2010

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Upper crux, not so vertical like the lower crux. S...

Description 

Climb in the middle of the face. Vertical, then steep.

Protection 

Bolted sport route.


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One more move to a rest
One more move to a rest
"East of East St Louis".
BETA PHOTO: "East of East St Louis".
Only a few more moves...
Only a few more moves...
Prepare yourself for some small sharp holds
Prepare yourself for some small sharp holds
The resting jug
The resting jug
East of East St. Loius, lower crux. <br />-April 2004
East of East St. Loius, lower crux.
-April 2004
Heading to the anchors
Heading to the anchors
Moving onto steeper rock
Moving onto steeper rock
The END! The upper crux is amazing. This had only seen a handful of ascents back in 2004.
The END! The upper crux is amazing. This had only ...

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By Remo
From: Madison, WI
Sep 12, 2010

FA: Dave Groth. I've heard this being called 14a.
By Corey Morris
From: Fort Hood, TX
Oct 17, 2010

6 bolts plus anchors...
By Dave Groth
Nov 30, 2010

Not sure on bolt count but we rated it 13c then maybe harder now....It's a great route and should deserve 4 stars. Its complicated and requires a very tough sequence at the end. It's an impressive line just not a lot of good holds.
Dave Groth