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Knuckle Balls 

YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Bruce Burgess, Andy Kluge
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Submitted By: BruceBurgessNC on Jan 3, 2009

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Description 

Much better and steeper than it appears from the ground. Easy yet runout slab leads up to the steep mid-section where protection is not obvious but good. Move up on good finger buckets and a nice tcu crack then aim up and left (crux) and crank up on to a ledge. Traverse left to begin climbing an excellent right facing corner system that take you to the top. Rap from a beautiful large cedar.

Location 

Starts on the left end of a slab down and right from the first/second base routes. Cross to the left side of the often wet gulley/chimney before reaching the steeper wall. The good stuff stays dry and well left of the wet chimney.

Protection 

Double set of cams tiny to hand size and a set of stoppers, long runs especially for the anchor tree.


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