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Gravitational Attraction 

YDS: 5.11a/b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5c [details]
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Description 

Crimpy beginning to a steep finish.


Location 

Sunny-side, 40' to the right of Black Hole Sun.


Protection 

4 bolts, plus anchors.



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Lisa Pritchett leading Gravitational Attraction
Lisa Pritchett leading Gravitational Attraction
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By grego
From: Durham
Jan 7, 2010

Good climb. Very bouldery start followed by smooth sailing.

By uncasid
Dec 31, 2012
rating: 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII E2 5b

i honestly dont think this is an 11.. did a hold break off?

By the professor
Jun 5, 2013

It's only 5.11 if you crank the direct start. It is much easier traversing in from the side.

By Tyler W
From: Utah
Nov 21, 2013
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c

I'm guessing a hold broke for the direct start...traversing in felt 11a for St. George, if only for the crimp crux at the anchors.

By Marius vanderMerwe
From: Saint George, UT
Jan 20, 2014
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b

Crimpy direct start. The start moves may qualify as 5.11 if encountered higher up on a long route. Pulling the crimps right off the ground with fresh arms make it feel more like 5.10+. The rest of the climb is a formality.