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Elk Sign 

YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Original:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Jason Henrie
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Submitted By: Jhenrie on Jun 25, 2012

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My first full lead climb, a bit of a scary start, ...


Climb past overhanging jugs to corner. At top of corner, catch a shake before a couple tricky moves to anchors. This route is fun and on good rock but only gets 2 stars because of it's length. If it were 80 feet tall...


On the far left side, near the "slot." This is the closest route to the slot and just left of "Volt."


5 bolts

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Rock Climbing Photo: Elk Sign. Black hangers on it I think.
BETA PHOTO: Elk Sign. Black hangers on it I think.
Rock Climbing Photo: Berk on Elk Sign; Sami and the couch surfers.
Berk on Elk Sign; Sami and the couch surfers.
Rock Climbing Photo: Kori finishing up the route.
Kori finishing up the route.

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By manuel rangel
From: Tempe, Arizona
Aug 27, 2012

Great warm up; has anyone done the direct out the chimney?
By Micah Kurtz
From: Denver, Co
Sep 2, 2013

Fun route! If it were only twice as long it would be a classic!
By Micah Kurtz
From: Denver, Co
Sep 28, 2013

Has anyone does this route on gear? The upper cracks would take small cams really well, but the lower section could be finicky.
By elijah moncrieff
Jul 4, 2016

This is an awesome fun little route, lots of good holds and plenty of movement. Plus the first anchor is fun to clip since you can hang a bit. I would definitely climb this route again. Good for beginners or someone wanting to dip their toes into climbing on lead.

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