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Karma Mechanic 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Kreighton Bieger on Apr 29, 2001
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Above the crux at the bottom are several steep har...


Starts just behind a tree. Long throw from the initial pocket and another bouldery start to the first bolt. More sustained than the 10 a/b next door; awkward stemming moves through a groove at the top are the business.

Per Matt Richardson: Nice consistent climb for the grade. You will have a nice pump by the time you reach the top of this route.

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7 bolts to chains.


Per Matt Richardson: Located between Bourgeois Belay Slave aka Bourgeois Belay Dogs (to the right) and Village Idiot.

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By Kreighton Bieger
Jan 1, 2001

Clarity again: Starts in the level alcove, about 8' left of Belay Slave.

By Ron Olsen
From: Boulder, CO
Oct 15, 2003
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b

The route has seven bolts. Sustained and pumpy, with committing moves getting to the second bolt and making the clip. It's possible to get a decent rest before committing to the upper crux layback.

By Ben Burnett
From: Colorado
Feb 19, 2013
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b

Start right behind a skeletal tree (dead), which makes for a good cheater foot hold if you're not tall enough for the initial reach.