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Holy Grail 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: Les Ellison, Gail Ellison and Michelle Slack, 1982
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Submitted By: Eric Jacobsen on Aug 28, 2003

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Description 

Pretty good pro up this nice short crack. There are a few spots that call for good balance and a few key handholds on the left face to keep an eye out for.

Protection 

Small nuts, tcus, and a few small cams. Double chain anchor at the top shared with Hungry for Heaven.


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Holy Grail (5.6 #24) and Hungry for Heaven (5.10c #23) in Ferguson Canyon
BETA PHOTO: Holy Grail (5.6 #24) and Hungry for Heaven (5.10c ...
Visiting from the Bay Area, Leann climbing her 2nd route ever.
Visiting from the Bay Area, Leann climbing her 2nd...

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By Nathan Fisher
Aug 16, 2004
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

Excellent route for beginners. Very easy to protect, cams aren't neccesary but of course they are nice.
By sevrdhed
Apr 23, 2008

This thing makes a scary aid climb. Fun route though!
By Skyler Penrod
Jul 8, 2008

Great route for learning to place gear. Plenty of good rests and places to mess with the gear.
By Rob C.
From: Freeport, ME
Jun 26, 2010

Pretty good little route, fun and short!