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Flake And Bake 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Craig Lloyd and Naresh Moorty
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Submitted By: Darren Knezek on May 17, 2009

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BETA PHOTO: Flake And Bake

Description 

This route climbs a left angling line on the far left side of Pocket Rocks.
You start a little to the left of the first bolt, you can avoid the wall to your left, but it doesn't up the grade of the route.
Pretty good pockets on a slightly overhanging rock lead to a steeper overhang thru quite a sequential series of big moves on OK pockets and flat edges.
If you fall right before the 4th bolt, which is a real possibility, it could be a pretty sweet fall.
The top, which looks burly from the ground, turns out to be fun and quite a bit easier than any of the climbing you have done so far.

Location 

Farthest left route at Pocket Rocks.

Protection 

5 bolts and anchors.


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By ZachBradford
May 3, 2010
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Crux is all mental if you let the fear of falling get to you. Good route.