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Boom-Slang S 
Continental Drift T 
Dime a Dozen S 
Fifth Bolt Faith S 
Gettin' Lucky in Kentucky S 
Paraplegic Power T 
Plate Tectonics S 
Serpentine S 
Tall Cool One S 

Fifth Bolt Faith 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 55'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Jared Hancock, Mark Ryan, Karla Canandang - 2005
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Submitted By: Aaron Martinuzzi on May 26, 2008

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Finding the faith

Location 

this route follows the bolt line directly to the right of Plate Tectonics.

Protection 

6 bolts and a nice two-bolt Muir Valley anchor with some rings.


Photos of Fifth Bolt Faith Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Rick testing his faith. October 2010.
Rick testing his faith. October 2010.
Rock Climbing Photo: 5th Bolt Faith
5th Bolt Faith
Rock Climbing Photo: The Start of 5th Bolt Faith
The Start of 5th Bolt Faith
Rock Climbing Photo: near top
near top
Rock Climbing Photo: The anchors of 5th Bolt Faith
The anchors of 5th Bolt Faith

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By sgauss
Mar 24, 2009

You can't see the fifth bolt from the ground, hence the name.
By S. Neoh
Oct 5, 2010
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Tricky crux move but well protected.
By Eamon Doyle
From: Sierra Madre, CA
Nov 20, 2011

If you stand back on the trail to the left of the climb as you approach, you can see the 5th bolt. From the bottom of the climb, it is certainly hidden by the crux.

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