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El Nino 

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

   
Type:  Sport
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
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Submitted By: Monomaniac on Feb 27, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: El Nino (#17) and surrounding crack routes, Cracke...

Description 

"...I am 'El Nino', Spanish for: 'The Nino'..." - Chris Farley

This short route offers challenging slab moves on decent rock. If only it were longer! Begin just left of the chimney, head up to the first break, then veer left to the bolt line. It is possible to start directly, but its much harder. Unfortunately nowhere near as entertaining as the late, great Farley.

Location 

Right end of Midtown, between two gear routes.

Protection 

Bolts


Photos of El Nino Slideshow Add Photo
Finishing the top. Pull through the pump.
Finishing the top. Pull through the pump.
Jon Rippey on el nino.
Jon Rippey on el nino.

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By frank bonnevie
May 22, 2013

There are three starts for this the left start under cracker jack 5.13a v6 boulder problem. direct start, right of first bolt 5.11b the far right start 5.10c