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Fine Nine 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 55'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
Season: Year Round
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Submitted By: Jeff Edge on Oct 8, 2007

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Steve on Fine Nine. This one's a thinker. Feb. '...


Climb up a surprisingly engaging slab with committing crux moves up higher that can be baffling for some at first.


4 bolts to 2 bolt anchor


Fine Nine is located on the main canyon wall, across from the Lovely Tower. It is the right of the two bolted lines on this face (on the left is Split Decision 12d, 3 bolts). It is most directly across from the Lovely Arete.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Phil K. near the delicate crux on Fine Nine.
Phil K. near the delicate crux on Fine Nine.
Rock Climbing Photo: John K leading Fine Nine in the rain.   Photo by: ...
John K leading Fine Nine in the rain. Photo by: ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Phil K. on Fine Nine.
Phil K. on Fine Nine.
Rock Climbing Photo: Jim leading Five Nine
Jim leading Five Nine
Rock Climbing Photo: James

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By Doug Lintz
From: Kearney, NE
Jan 2, 2008

A classic moderate for JF. It's popularity has left the beginning somewhat polished but don't let that stop you.
By Brett Winterbottom
From: Estes Park, Colorado
Jun 9, 2012
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

A must climb for those climbers that don't really climb higher grades they call in fine nine for a reason. We climb this almost every time we come down
By Doug Hemken
Nov 3, 2014

Very engaging!

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