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Genetic Mirror 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Howie Richardson, Tony Richardson 1992
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Submitted By: Peter Spindloe on Apr 13, 2009

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Genetic Mirror... Slice of Quince starts just righ...

Description 

A fun climb, typical of a Skaha 5.10. Incut holds, a few tricky sequences, and good rests. At the top it trends right in some nice rock similar to glacier-polished granite (maybe it is glacier polished). Can feel cryptic and contrived at times. When the option presents itself, generally head right.

For those pushing themselves, a stick clip is not a terrible idea, as the initial moves to the first bolt are weird.

Location 

Starts on a little ledge just left of Slices of Quince, immediately to the left of the large tree.

Protection 

8 bolts, bolted anchor.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Rolf starting up Genetic Mirror.
Rolf starting up Genetic Mirror.

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By Cam Robertson
Jul 28, 2010

A great route - won't go so far as to call it a classic though. Definitely a sustained push from the ground, but unsure if it should be upgraded to 10c - ultimately, I defer to the authors.

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