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YDS: 5.12d French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 28 British: E6 6b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Original:  YDS: 5.12d French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 28 British: E6 6b [details]
Season: southeast facing
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Submitted By: bheller on Jun 25, 2009

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Easy, fun, left trending climbing at the start leads straight up through a right facing type feature to a very bouldery crux (V6) around and above the second bolt. Climb straight up through the crux to the horizontal break- up higher you will eventually move left past the rounded arete and into the left facing corner feature. Finish the route by exiting out the right side of the big roof and clipping the chains above. Expect shallow two finger pockets with cranker moves at the crux and a bit of pump management above.


Sixth route from the left. Start by traversing left from the ground up to the first bolt by the sand-lense huecos.


Bolted. Lower from anchors.

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By steve edwards
From: SLC, UT
Sep 15, 2009
rating: 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b

More aesthetic finish is on Stop That Train because you get its crux, sans rest, after this business of Grushenka is done. Expect this to feel a lot more than one grade harder than the "12b" jug haul on the right.
By bheller
From: SL UT
Apr 24, 2014

I agree the link into STT is great! It does feel a touch harder than the Grushenka standard finish as well (you don't get that softball rest cobble on the link). V6 to a rest, to 4 bolts of sustained 5.12a/b climbing, to the final STT V3 crux, to overhanging jugs. I think 12+ seems right for the link-up. Makes a great fitness route!
By lech
Feb 23, 2016
rating: 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b

After the crux some large holds where lose and threatened to come off. Be careful on this one.

I don't think the crux on this one is V6. It felt much easier than Crazy Train.
By bheller
From: SL UT
Feb 23, 2016

Before being chipped by a talentless ass-clown coward, Crazy Train basically equaled a 1 move V6. There used to only really be 1 way to do it. Grushenka's crux allows for multiple different sequences and all are 6-8 moves long. A 1 move V6 is a bit of a rarity and naturally will feel "harder" than 6-8 moves of V6.

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