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George
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Another for the Road S 
Bloody Mary T 
Crushed Velvet T 
Curious George S 
George T 
George Direct T 
George of the Jungle S 
Hello McFly S 
Last Call T 
Lounge Lizards P1 S 
Lounge Lizards P2/3 S 
Lounge Lizards Variation S 
Martha (A.K.A. "Turtles Crack") T 
Unsorted Routes:

George Direct 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: Lee Jensen on Nov 11, 2004

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BETA PHOTO: A very few of the many routes on George

Description 

This is the best way to get to the George routes located to the east of the arete. It is a quick and easy trad route, but there are a couple of nice moves. Once on top you have legions of sport routes to tickle your fancy.

Protection 

Two or three pieces. Medium cams placed in the large crack to the right work best.

Location 

The route is located just to the left of the gully that starts George. This is located about 30 feet up from The Kitchen.


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By Christian "crisco" Burrell
From: PG, Utah
Nov 12, 2008

Yeah, it's there...the thin crack to the right is MUCH better.
By Tristan Higbee
From: Cambodia
Sep 23, 2010
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Felt significantly easier than 5.9. Though short, the route was more fun than I thought it would be. I placed just a few medium-sized pieces, and I slung a horn, too.
By Christopher Sorensen
From: Provo, UT
Sep 26, 2010

I thought this climb was a lot of fun. The move out from under the roof onto the second part of the slab is especially interesting. I agree with it didn't feel particularly hard, there were plenty of good holds. You have to think about what you're doing a little bit, but no one move is particularly difficult.