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Flashback To Acid Beach 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c/d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Brian Mullin
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Submitted By: William Prehm on Jan 1, 2001

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Kreighton Bieger feeling the acid.

Description 

This the the far left climb on the face to the left of the California Ethics Pinnacle. Excellent moves with a mono pocket hold as the crux. A little tricky moving to the bolts as well.

Protection 

4 bolts to anchor.


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By Old Fart aka Dave Bohn
Apr 10, 2002

I did this as a "Warm-up" and I remember hollering back down "I can't believe I'm pulling mono's on a 10!" Fun route but a little height-dependent.
By tim naylor
Mar 18, 2004

Good route except for the [weird] clips
By Larry Shaw
Sep 9, 2004
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

Nice route but the last move to the anchor felt harder for me.
By Scott Edwards
Dec 22, 2005

Gear Alert
The right cold shut at the anchor is a great example of why you don't TR directly off anchors. Ropes have worn at least half-way through, and it WILL fail soon! I will replace with a new hanger next time I'm on the route. But, if that doesn't happen any time soon...be warned.
By ac
Dec 23, 2005

Why do you say that this is [due] to toproping? Lowering off after leading is the likely culprit. For future equippers, steel rings are the only way to go.
By Matt Richardson
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From: Longmont, CO
Sep 3, 2007
rating: 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b

I don't know...given that I have seen large parties TR'ing off of the anchors, I would suspect that this might have a greater impact. However, it does seem to be a majority who don't seem to see a problem with lowering off of the anchors.
By Curt Nelson
From: Fort Collins, CO
Jun 14, 2009
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

Cool little route with only a few harder moves at the top.