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Gotham City 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Ron Olsen on Oct 10, 2003

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Jean Aschenbrenner working the crux at the second ...

Description 

Gotham City starts 10 feet left of Awakenings, 40 feet left of Time Square, at a crack in the center of a black slab. Climb the slab past two bolts (crux), then work up and left on easier ground to a steeper headwall. Climb the headwall past three more bolts to the anchors.

One of the easier 10a routes in the area, with a brief crux. Another OK warm-up route.

Protection 

7 bolts to a 2-bolt anchor.


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By Bryan Gartland
From: Helena, MT
Nov 16, 2005
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Easier than Barney on the other side of the canyon.
By Crag Dweller
From: New York, NY
May 9, 2011
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

I thought this was a really fun warm up. The crux is distinct and leads into casual, fun climbing.
By Sam Sala
From: Fort Fun, CO
Jun 19, 2015

Fun, short crux to laid back climbing above, assuming the bolts have been replaced (at least I didn't notice anything particularly concerning about them). First 10 onsight for me, but given the non-sustained nature, I'd put an asterisk next to that. Chuckle.
By Ben Kulpinski
Jul 11, 2016

Fun, thoughtful start, crux move just after second bolt with great left crimp to pull through. Nice moderate. I suggest completing facelift with a new anchor. Bolts.

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