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Icarus 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 110'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
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Submitted By: Ben May on Nov 22, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: Main Wall Icarus 5.11a

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Description 

Located on the main wall in the prominent left-facing dihedral, this route is a feel-good climb with the lay-back finger crack (a good amount of these holds are slopers). Save some energy because the crux section is at the top, after you traverse right out of the dihedral, you're high-stepping on crimpers to reach the anchor.

Protection 

Bolts
Rap Anchor


Photos of Icarus Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: At the base of Icarus
BETA PHOTO: At the base of Icarus
Rock Climbing Photo: Not quite sure the route is 110ft in length but a ...
Not quite sure the route is 110ft in length but a ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Philipp finding that footwork before exiting the d...
Philipp finding that footwork before exiting the d...
Rock Climbing Photo: The route is a bit more low angle than this looks....
The route is a bit more low angle than this looks....

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By Ben May
From: Escondido, CA
Dec 19, 2010

I heard that someone smashed bolts on this route recently. Anyone know about this?
By YesOnPie
Jun 1, 2011

The bolts were all intact on May 30th.
By tro4130
From: Vista, CA
Oct 1, 2012
rating: 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

bolts in tact as of 8/29/2012. Great route
By Gray Bush
From: Las Vegas, NV
Jul 8, 2015

Thought this was the best route on the wall.

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