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Olesen Creek Wall
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Float like a Butterfly, Sting like a Bee (FLAB SLAB) 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: K. Franz, K. Holm
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Jeremy Frimer on Jan 2, 2011

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Floating up the bolt-protected arete

Description 

Float up a technical arete past 4 bolts then step left off the arete and Sting the overhanging finger crack. Wild.

Location 

just left of Thriller on the Pillar, on the left hand arete of Ali Pillar

Protection 

to 1" with small cams and wires


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Stinging the overhanging finger crack on the first onsite ascent
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By Shelton Hatfield
From: Austin, Texas
Aug 26, 2013

This route is seriously badass. Some may want gear to #1 Camalot. I didn't bring the really small stuff and was wishing I had. Also having runners was handy.