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Good Book 

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

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Dmadison on Apr 25, 2013

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Fun 5.8

Description 

Around the corner from the the main face of parking lot wall and past Crack of Despair. The climb is in the corner below the decent sized squared roof. The route goes up to the roof and follows the crack and then up and over the roof.

Location 

Around the corner from the main face of the parking lot wall and past Crack of Despair. The climb is in the corner.

Protection 

Can be toproped. Also looks to have plenty places for gear.


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By Brian
From: North Kingstown, RI
May 1, 2013

It is actually a 5.8+ There is a 5.9 variation. The 5.9 variation is done more than the 5.8+ and is called Hard Book. Instead of continuing up the corner where the climbing essentially ends traverse left under the second little overhang around the arete and finish up the inside corner.
By Morgan Patterson
Administrator
May 1, 2013

Updated!
By -- Chris --
Nov 10, 2014
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

I haven't lead this one, but I followed once and this route takes great gear. A fun, challenging climb!
By SP Boston
From: Watertown, MA
Jul 3, 2016
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13

An all-around fantastic experience for such a short, shaded route. One tricky move off the ground. One reachy move midway. One short pull up to get over the bulge. Easy finish. Strongly recommend this.

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