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Foreign Affairs 

YDS: 5.10c/d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c/d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Mike Dahlberg
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Submitted By: Darin Limvere on May 22, 2006
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Nearing the top of the route.

Description 

"Chinese Freedom and this route share the same start. Climb the start of "Chinese Freedom" and traverse up and left from the hueco 15ft off the deck. Once established on a ledge climb up the bolt line through difficult hold finding. At a sloped right facing edge, traverse straight left and up to the chains. Most people find the traverse sequence to be somewhat tricky.. Fun edge filled climbing. Definitely one of the better 5.10's on the winter wall. Loose rock often lurks by the chains so beware!


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By Adam Therneau
Nov 15, 2006
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b

Pretty fun, but sharp and akward at the very top.

By Jeff Kolehmainen
From: Eagan, MN
May 14, 2008

Do the direct start and it adds a couple hard moves and gives this route a definite feel or its own rather than starting with Chinese Freedom. Give it a shot.

By Glenn Burns
From: St. Paul, MN
May 20, 2008

jeff:

arno ilgner did the direct start and made it look easy... i could barely get off the ground... its definitely there and a lot of fun.

-=glenn=-

By Bob Kryzer
From: Minnesota
Apr 20, 2009
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b

Anybody know how hard the moves are if you take the right-facing sloping edge up on top? I always climb up to that section then remember I had to go left, then down climb and traverse left then up.