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Fatty Bolger and Ferret's Folly
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Ferret's Folly 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Ed Spat, Paul Paquette, 1980
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Submitted By: kBobby on May 6, 2007

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This wall has a black streak flanked by two white streaks. The route follows three bolts to the left of these streaks.

The right-hand finish (5.9, FA: Ostrander, Oliver, 1988) is better, and is more direct.


Right below the large steel electrical tower.


Three bolts. Gear anchor at the top. There are bolt holes indicating the once-presence of bolts, but none now. I suppose many tie off to the tower above, but I think that is verboten.

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By Nick Drake
From: Newcastle, WA
Sep 27, 2016

There is a bolted anchor at the top of this route now. Right hand finish has a fun move, third bolt will be a ways below your feet though. Finishing left is much easier, if you do this I highly recommend lowering back to the third bolt and working that last section on TR.

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