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Free Flying is Neither 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Mike Bond
New Route: Yes
Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
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Submitted By: dnoB ekiM on Jun 29, 2012

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A seriously cool climb on awesome rock. Every type of hold on this route. Really fun. This is the route with the obvious crack/flake at 2/3's up. Amazingly fun route for 5.8 at Mt. C.

If you look up and left from the anchor you will see another set of double bolts from which you can top rope the line between Low Pull and this route. I did not bolt that line as it would be a squeeze job.


Second Route from the left on this wall. About 15 right of Low Pull.


5 Stainless Bolts + Double Mussy Anchor

This route was bolted solely for the purpose of allowing for the first ascent, and the first ascent information is posted here solely to document the history of the first ascent. No person should read this posting with the assumption that this route or the fixed gear left behind is safe in any way or otherwise appropriate to allow for safe subsequent ascents. Climbing is dangerous and should only be done with the appropriate training and risk management practices that include providing for the climberÂ’s own safety. Attempting to climb this route as described above or by any other means or methods could result in injury or death.

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By Jon O'Brien
From: Nevada
Jul 2, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

great 5.8 bolted route!
By Justin Streit
May 16, 2014

Re: Condition Report. Both habits and description make me think this was a gopher snake. They are not venomous and don't really bite unless messed with. Can't imagine there would be any other species up there and certainly no rattlesnakes.

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