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Five Steps 

YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c [details]
FA: Tom Bowker, Alan Hunter 3/17/85
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Submitted By: Tom Bowker on Nov 15, 2008

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At the crags right end just left of a chimney the climb starts at a short overhanging right facing corner. Climb it and follow the line up left until you can exit up to a slab and trees. Rap w/one rope.
A fixed pin used on the FA may be gone.


normal rack and a small tri-cam.

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By Tom Bowker
From: somewhere in the USA
Nov 15, 2008

This was the first route on the cliff but Alan and I didn't feel we climbed the cliff proper. The second route on the cliff was Bombs Away which found the business.
So many of my routes have been retro bolted (w/out permission) I can't believe they missed this one! You have my permission. One of Rumney's best easy routes.
By M Sprague
From: New England
Nov 16, 2008

Tom, you are forgetting. You gave Ward, Smitty and I permission to retro all of your routes at Rumney as we thought necessary, years ago, back when you still climbed there more often. If you have changed your mind since, let us know, please
By Tom Bowker
From: somewhere in the USA
Nov 16, 2008

My apologies. If only I had a memory. Though I don't remember saying that I probably did. No objections really.

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