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Ego Trip 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b PG13

   
Type:  Sport, TR, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Rick Hlava, Calvin Hahn, 1985
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Submitted By: Pete Hickman on Mar 1, 2009
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Description 

Somewhat thin sven slab climbing. Most difficult part is first 20 or 30 feet.


Location 

Two to the left of Quaker Oats, start on small boulder


Protection 

3 bolts, one or two very small gear placements possible. One very large anchor at top behind tree.



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By Craig Randleman
From: Phoenix, AZ
May 24, 2010

You should definitely consider placing a small-to-medium piece at the undercling flake above he 2nd bolt. The runout to the 3rd bolt is gauranteed ground fall and somewhat spicey.

By William Nelson
From: Cave Creek, AZ
Oct 7, 2012

Agree with Craig, runout with groundfall potential. So why the PG-13 rating. A piece in the undercling would probably bust the flake holding a fall.