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Ledged Assault 

YDS: 5.11c/d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 120'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11c/d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Chad Brown
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Aeon Aki on Jun 16, 2008

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Below the crux.

Description 

This route climbs the line just left of Feline. Sustained climbing leads to a tricky crux.

Does anyone know the FA info? I will update as soon as I find out.

Protection 

About 14 quickdraws.


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By Jay Brown
From: Aspen, Colorado
Jun 23, 2008

14 huh?
By Monomaniac
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From: Morrison, CO
Jun 30, 2008

This is a worthy addition. Beware the start is a bit chossy, and for some reason there's a long runout around the 4th or 5th bolt.
By Chad Brown
Mar 16, 2009

Aeon Aki,

Thanks for posting this route on Mountainproject. I was the one who bolted the route. Responding to the crazy bolt spacing from a comment below; unfortunately I had to bolt the route in the middle of the night due to the bolting ban at the time. The bolts are bomber 4' bolts but I had a hard time climbing this thing in the dark with a head lamp. I sent it the next day getting the FA and I agree the bolts are not in the ideal spots, but safe none the less. Hope everyone enjoys the route glad its getting attention. The new guide book probably has helped.

Chad Brown
By Hale
From: Boulder
May 29, 2012

As good as Feline and less polished with a fun blocky, undercling crux. The runout is nothing to worry about.
By Michael Schneiter
From: Glenwood Springs, CO
Jul 11, 2012

There are 9 bolts on this climb, including the perma chain draw at the crux and one draw that is currently in place. The anchor is Metolius rap hangers, so bring draws for the anchor.
By Patrick Vernon
From: Albuquerque, NM
2 days ago
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a

I only TR'd this route after a day of climbing, but, man, what a line! This looks a little chossy from the ground, but the climbing is stellar, and it is not yet polished from the masses. The movement through the 25 feet of crux climbing is absolutely classic, like tricky Eldo climbing... but better! This seemed all of .11d, probably harder in some areas.