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Father and Son 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: John Bronaugh, Alex Yeakley, Miguel and Dario Ventura
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Submitted By: Chris Chaney on Oct 12, 2006
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Me leading up Father and Son 5.7

Description 

Stem and layback the obtuse dihedral to an awkward mantel onto the sloping ledge


Location 

When the approach trail nears the wall, bear left and scramble up a slipper slope to a talus ledge on the main corner.

Father and Son is the obtuse dihedral just left of the main corner.


Protection 

TCUs, smaller cams up to hand sized
Rappel anchors on the ledge



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By Tony B
From: Around Boulder, CO
Jul 7, 2008

I know that John named this route at least in part due to having taken Miguel and Dario on it together, but I always wondered if there was connection to the Cat Stevens song by this title as well.

By NickinCO
From: colorado
May 23, 2011
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b

great lead with stoppers only.

By Jeff Christbaum
From: Muskego, WI
May 1, 2012
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b

A fun climb with plenty of lay-back action. Primary pro were cams.

By Casey the "Renaissance Man"
Jul 11, 2012

Great intro lead. Running it with just stoppers is fun too.