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Green Lantern 

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

Type:  Sport
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8- French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: VS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: markguycan on Apr 16, 2006
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13 year old Alex guns up GL!


Begin 30' right of Shadow Play on 45' of easy 5th class to first bolt. Climbing past the first bolt is the crux. Wander up easy rock to a steep juggy section then straight to the top on slab. Full route is approximately 150 feet.



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1/2 up Green Lantern. <br /> <br />Photo taken by: Nick Withem
1/2 up Green Lantern.

Photo taken by: Nick Withem
Steve Tweito nabs an early ascent, dust still on the rock.
Steve Tweito nabs an early ascent, dust still on t...
1st climb
1st climb
Linc making a serious high step on pitch one.
Linc making a serious high step on pitch one.
Photo was taken on September 16th 2012.  The second belay stance is at the second prominent 2nd ledge.  I would suggest doing it as a single long pitch with a 70m rope.  Rap both belay stations with a single rope and you're good to go.
BETA PHOTO: Photo was taken on September 16th 2012. The secon...
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By manuel rangel
From: Tempe, Arizona
Dec 17, 2006

Now it's a 2 pitch route, rap single 60m.

By phil broscovak
Apr 11, 2007

I loved this route! Very fun moves on a beautiful slab. The protection is where it should be to feel fully at ease with the climbing but not at all over bolted. You can do it in two pitches or like I did do it in one with a few longer slings to eliminate rope drag at the top. The mid way anchor is really helpfull for rapping with a 60 meter rope.
Someone (hint Manny) should post pics of this joyful gem.

By Micah C
May 10, 2009
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c

Two bolts must have been added to the bottom of the climb since this description was written. There is no 45' runout to the first bolt. P1 is short and easy (5.6-ish). P2 is longer and more fun(5.8-ish).

By manuel rangel
From: Tempe, Arizona
Oct 10, 2010

2 bolts were added to the start to make it safer, as requested.

By Cody Ferguson
From: Tempe, AZ
Sep 13, 2011

Great warm-up. Link it into once nice long pitch with a 60m rope and then make two raps down to the ground.

By Jesse Novotny
Aug 21, 2013

Can anyone attest to how many bolts there are in the entire climb? Is 11, as described, still accurate? I can't imagine that would be it for the entire length..