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Lower Blair III
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Empty Suit T 
Five Finger Discount T,S 
Go Left, Old Man, Go Left T 
Hard to Believe T 
Inconvenient Angles T 
Inner Notch T 
Intimidation T 
Jogging to Vedauwoo T 
La Femme Takeda T 
Ledge of the World, The T 
Middle Notch T,TR 
Outer Notch T 
Penetration T 
Pretty Girls with Long Knives T 
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Unsorted Routes:

Go Left, Old Man, Go Left 

YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Matt Richardson on Apr 29, 2007

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The entire route. Splitter on the right.

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Description 

Fairly easy climbing through a low slot located behind a tree for about 30'. Take the one to the left (5.7+) as the route gets kind of fisty. The route terminates in an off-width (Paul Piana refers to this as a "chimney like structure" - but its not unless you are 4' tall and 60 lbs). Fire in your big cam and lay back off of the flake on the face.

Protection 

Gear to at least a #4 Camalot - might be more comfortable with a Big Bro.

Location 

This is on the far right of the Hahn Wall near the southwest end of Blair I. The descent is a walk off to the south.


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By Dylan Kuhn
From: Fort Collins, CO
Aug 15, 2007

The "sweet variation", going right instead of left after the easy stuff, is pretty fun.
By BretWith1T
From: Laramie, Wyoming
Aug 13, 2008

I agree with Dylan, "Go Right, Old Man"
By Elijah Flenner
Aug 23, 2010

The "sweet variation" avoids the offwidth at the top, and is just fun, easy hand jams. It would be a great route if it was longer.