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Little Hunk - NE Face (Right)
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Blue Diamond (aka Shock to the System) T 
Blues Traveller T 
Changes S 
Disrythmia S 
Electralux T 
Electric Blue S 
Flower Power T 
Incandescent S 
New Deal  S 
Potato Head T,TR 
Power Drop T 
Power Failure T 
Power Line T 
Rad Nad S 
Smear Factor S 
Team Scumbag T 
ZZZZZ T 
ZZZZZ Direct Start T 

Electric Blue 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Bob Gaines, March 1988
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Submitted By: C Miller on Jan 1, 2002

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BETA PHOTO: Electric Blue

A portion of the wall is closed due to Indian rock art. MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Expect delicate steep face climbing which culminates in a distinctive crux move near the 4th bolt as you grapple with the thinnest climbing on the route. Once past the crux the difficulties subside and it's easy to the top.

The great rock, well-protected and engaging moves and location all combine to make this a fun route for the grade. Three stars out of five.

Location 

Located down and right from ZZZZZ and just left of a large flake leaning against the wall where Blue Diamond (aka Shock to the System) is located.

Protection 

5 bolts, 2 bolt anchor/rap (all 3/8")


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By Murf
Oct 20, 2008
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a

Very well protected, excellent sport climbing. While there are .11 moving through the 4th to 5th bolt, I felt the hardest moves were after the 5th. I literally slid off the moves more than 10 times. Conditions were a bit poor as the rock seemed quite greasy.
By Chris Owen
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From: La Crescenta and Big Bear Lake
Jun 13, 2009
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

I agree the first few moves past the final bolt up that slab were very thin and the crux in my opinion - the moves below were just technical and didn't require pure friction.