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Rincon - L of Center Route
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Leisure Time Arete TR 
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Windy T 

Fraid Line 

YDS: 5.13a French: 7c+ Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 29 British: E6 6c PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.13a French: 7c+ Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 29 British: E6 6c [details]
FA: FFA: Jim Belcer and Topher Donahue, 2002
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Submitted By: Bart Paull on Apr 5, 2008

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Tony Yao finishing the second crux of Fraid Line ....

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Description 

This is another great route on a wall already stacked with classics. While none of its cruxes are super hard, the pump and fear factor on this route are both rather sizeable. Numerous cruxes culminate with an awkward 12- reach move with a #2 RP below one's feet. A bit of a spicy meatball....

Location 

Start left of Center Route as for Surf's Up, then break right underneath a roof with good holds to stem on for the feet. Get some gear, then make a reachy-ish move to a spiky undercling. From here, several more mini-cruxes culminate with an exciting reach for a good hold ... traverse left into the last few feet of Surf's Up and use the Surf's Up two piton anchor. A yellow Alien and a large nut (BD #10 or so) back this up well.

Protection 

Stick clip two fixed pitons to start, then mainly small nuts (RPs useful) and a few small cams along with a hand-sized piece or two. Also, one fixed Toucan piton.


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Tony Yao cruxing on Fraid Line ....
Tony Yao cruxing on Fraid Line ....
Alex Honnold onsighting Fraid Line.
Alex Honnold onsighting Fraid Line.
Topher Donahue on the FFA. February "03.
Topher Donahue on the FFA. February "03.
Topo to aid the confusion of shared starts, anchors, link ups, etc. Hopefully I have it right here. Cheers!
BETA PHOTO: Topo to aid the confusion of shared starts, anchor...

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By Brian Prince
From: morro bay, ca
Jun 1, 2012