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Grit and Bear It 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Greg Flerx, Gary Beil 1991
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Submitted By: MauryB on Sep 3, 2007

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Description 

Easy, ledgy holds lead to tougher climbing up high, with some balancy slab-esque moves.

Location 

On the face to the left of Rico Suave Arete. This route climbs across the large flake that cuts across the face.

Protection 

5 bolts + anchor


Photos of Grit and Bear It Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Scott getting started on Grit and Bear It.
Scott getting started on Grit and Bear It.
Rock Climbing Photo: Jeremy Steck at the crux on Grit & Bear It.
Jeremy Steck at the crux on Grit & Bear It.
Rock Climbing Photo: Moving up the easy ~5.9ish ledges
Moving up the easy ~5.9ish ledges

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By jsustrich
Aug 10, 2015
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

Not very highly rated, but I loved this climb. The first 30 ft are a bit tame, but the last 20-30 ft are a lot of fun. Big, powerful reaches on thin crimps. Fantastic. Holds leading to the anchors are a bit slopey and confusing but just take it slow and keep breathing and you'll be there soon enough.

You do have to trek out right at some points, so be careful of falls. That being said, I took a 20-25 ft fall above the fifth bolt and it was clean and a lot of fun.

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