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Gray Matter 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a PG13

   
Type:  Sport, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Brian Dziekonsky
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Submitted By: AndyJohnson on Mar 24, 2012

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Description 

Climb crumbly rock to the second bolt and surmount the ledge. Clip the 3rd bolt, climb through the crux to a positive hold, and clip the 4th bolt--beware of hitting the ledge if you fall between bolts 3 and 4. Climb easier rock to the anchor, with a short runout after the 5th bolt.

Location 

Franklin Contact Zone: Just Right of the first buttress (containing Potential Energy and Dynosaurus) you encounter in the Contact Zone. The route is on the river-facing wall heading up and right of the large roof above the dihedral.

Protection 

5 bolts and bolt anchor.


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