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El Balota 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 110'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Marco Curti, Rolando Larcher, Luca&Fabio Leoni, Paola Fanton
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Submitted By: kyber on Sep 30, 2008
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good rest before the crux

Description 

awesome sustained tech climbing, the better you are at stemming the easier this is gonna be, up to a crux thats in a right facing dihedral, move out of this to a good right hold (easier if your ape index is ++) then easier climbing to anchors (at ledge with tree)


Location 

6' to the right of Don Quixote


Protection 

12 bolts? plus chains



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By Steven Lucarelli
From: Moab, UT
Feb 7, 2009
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a

I thought this was slightly harder than "Don Quixote" but not hard enough to be a 5.12. I think it's right on the boarder line of 11+/12-.

Danes guide says the first ascent was made by Marco Curti, Rolando Larcher, Fabio Leoni, Paola Fanton and Luca Leoni in 1998.

Talk about a group effort.

By David Kozak
Mar 18, 2010
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a

This is a really good route with the crux moves near the top of the pitch. Big fun.