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Kathy's Memorial 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Frank noble, 1974
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Submitted By: mschlocker on Jul 19, 2008

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Leah Sandvoss pulling the roof on "Kathy's Memoria...

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Description 

Face moves lead to a small roof with a crack. Pull hard through the roof and finish up easy ground to a bolted anchor.

Location 

Left of an obvious offwidth in the Standard Deviation area.

Protection 

Small cams. 1st placement is high. Might be big enough for a small cam, maybe a nut would be better.


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Pulling the roof on Kathy's Memorial.
Pulling the roof on Kathy's Memorial.
Several climbs near Kathy's Memorial.
BETA PHOTO: Several climbs near Kathy's Memorial.
Kathys Memorial and Back to Basics Topo
BETA PHOTO: Kathys Memorial and Back to Basics Topo

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By Jesse Davidson
From: san diego, ca
Nov 26, 2009

this route could really use a bolt, imo
By Kyle Wills
From: San Diego CA
Mar 27, 2010
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

First placement is not that high, and its only about 5.5 climbing to get there and small nut slots in beautifully. After that there are two great placement before and at the roof, and then you can throw in whatever you need to finish. A great lead.
By The Keels
Sep 5, 2011

Just curious, when you get to the roof do you work that crack all the way up or use some of the holds out right near the Back to Basics OW?