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Emerald Epitaph 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Tom Hanson, Scott Sills, 1988.
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Submitted By: Ben Mottinger on Jan 1, 2001

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Dan again making a tough mantel.

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Description 

Start a few feet left of the big flake. Boulder up to the ledge, then make thin, sequential moves past a hairline S-crack. Finish on some jugs.

Protection 

4-5 bolts to a 2-bolt anchor on top of the rim.


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Dan Mottinger in good balance on the thin moves of...
Dan Mottinger in good balance on the thin moves of...
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Boulderer Luke at the anchors of Emerald Epitah.  ...
Boulderer Luke at the anchors of Emerald Epitah. ...

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By Ben Mottinger
Founding Father
Jan 1, 2001

In Hanson's guidebook, this is listed as a top rope, but it has since been bolted.
By Keen Butterworth
From: Boulder
Aug 8, 2006

One of the bolts at the anchor is missing its nut and hanger.
By conifernurse
Jun 8, 2008

We had a hard time staying on route with this one. It felt harder than 5.10b if you stayed under the bolts.