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Heat Stroke 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Eric Frede, Charles Arnett, 6/86
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Submitted By: JohnK on Jun 30, 2008
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FA ascent of Heatstroke, 1986.
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Description 

This is the original route on the south face of Koala Rock. It's a testpiece to be avoided when it's hot. Look for a single bolt at the start that was placed after the first ascent.


Location 

Middle of the south facing wall uphill from Suck My Kiss.


Protection 

Gear to 1.5 inches. Two bolt anchor.



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Final face moves during the FA of Heatstroke, 1986.
Final face moves during the FA of Heatstroke, 1986...
FA ascent of Heatstroke, June 1986. Note vintage Fire footware and frying skin.
FA ascent of Heatstroke, June 1986. Note vintage F...
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By the professor
Jun 1, 2013

FA by Eric Freden, Charles Arnett, and Doug Arnett on a hot day in June 1986. FA was ground up and had a fixed pin to protect the start.