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Ian's Climb 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 85'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Ian?
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Submitted By: Larry S on Apr 6, 2012  with updates from Ammon Perkes

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BETA PHOTO: Ian's Climb


Follow the first line of bolts up to a 2 bolt anchor with chains. Easy terrain past the first 3 bolts, a distinct crux around bolt 5 or 6. There were a few loose "flexing" holds, particularly some underclings, so be careful, wear a helmet.


First route on the reservior wall


8 bolts to anchors with chains.

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By BJ4ya
From: Eastern PA
Sep 12, 2013
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Lots of loose rock, even by BB standards, watch out.
By Ammon Perkes
From: Philadelphia, PA
Oct 27, 2014

Fun, slightly technical climbing with a beautiful view in the sun. If you stay left of the bolt line it's a bit more interesting. I didn't find anything too loose, but definitely wear a helmet.
By Christopher Barton
Apr 16, 2015
rating: 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c

Climbed Ian's this afternoon, there is a spinner hanger around number 4 or 5. Didn't have a nut tool on me to snug up. Maybe the next person to send this can put a few turns on it, as long as they know what they're doing. all in all super fun climb with great views, not too much loose rock, just check your hold before you weight it, and plenty of feet.

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