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Five Days One Summer 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Sport, 2 pitches, 105'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Scott Coffin on Nov 10, 2010

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Description 

Awesome route! The first pitch is a cruiser (5.7+, very well bolted). The second pitch is where the real fun starts (a bit run out, with tons of exposure. Also, you can't see partner for 70% of climb).

Location 

It shares an anchor with "Fun Button" and starts just left of "Fun Button."

Protection 

Bring a few quickdraws. There is a 2 bolt anchors at the top of each pitch.


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By Morgan Nutting
From: Bishop, CA
Jun 14, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Did this route a few years ago, the 2nd pitch was pimp. I used a #1 for the run out section.
By Arlo F Niederer
From: Fort Collins, CO
Oct 1, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

This route is not runout. The crux of the second pitch is above the 3rd bolt, and you have to make a few moves above the bolt, but a fall here would be safe.

Placing a #1 would require stopping in the middle of hard moves when you are only a couple of moves from really good hand and foot holds.

Our 60m rope almost made it to the ground (4' short) from the bolts at the end of the second pitch, so it should be possible to reach the ground with a 70m, but double check before committing.
By Morgan Nutting
From: Bishop, CA
Oct 19, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Seemed quite easy to stop and place that pro. Also I remember doing 1 rap with a 70m and being just fine.