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Escalando 

YDS: 5.11b/c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c [details]
FA: Bob & Carrie Robertson, 2000
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Submitted By: Sean Hall on Dec 16, 2001

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BETA PHOTO: Cactus Cliff - Right (2).

Description 

This route is located just right of Relampago and just left of a cool-looking arete. A variety of hangers will take you to the anchors, and great position is to be had. Be aware that there is a decent separation between bolts (for Shelf) during easy climbing at the top; a very deep pump could lead to an exciting whipper.

Protection 

9 bolts to the anchors.


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Larry Rossi getting it done on Escalando.
Larry Rossi getting it done on Escalando.
Jesse Jakomait on Escalando.
Jesse Jakomait on Escalando.

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By Ian Stewart
Feb 18, 2013

11b/c? No f'ing way. I don't think there was a single 11 move on this climb, and there were more than enough rests to avoid any sort of pump. I'd put this at a 10d, maybe 11a if I wanted to boost a partner's ego.