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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 110'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ British: E3 5c [details]
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Submitted By: Ben May on Nov 22, 2010
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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.


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At the base of Icarus
BETA PHOTO: At the base of Icarus
Philipp finding that footwork before exiting the dihedral.
Philipp finding that footwork before exiting the d...
Not quite sure the route is 110ft in length but a great climb nonetheless!
Not quite sure the route is 110ft in length but a ...
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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: San Diego, CA
Oct 1, 2012
rating: 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c

bolts in tact as of 8/29/2012. Great route