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Leverage 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Dan and Tina Godshall
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Dan G0D5H411 on May 16, 2010
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BETA PHOTO: Clipping the first bolt from the black flake.

Description 

Start on orange-hued rock behind a large flake, that leans away from the wall. A few hard moves past the first 3 bolts get you to a nice ledge with the best moves to come. Lieback the flake above while saving a little bit of juice for the steep and juggy climax.


Location 

Take the Surreal Estate approach trail to the Bank which deposits you underneath Staying Power.

Just left of Courage and Enlightenment, find a large black flake that leans away from the wall. The flake provides a great back rest for your belayer and a convenient stance to clip the first bolt on Leverage.


Protection 

9 bolts to two bolt anchor with chains.



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By slim
Administrator
Dec 2, 2013
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b

I thought this was a really good addition for the area. It is fairly long, the climbing is really fun, and it is well-protected.

By Chris Perkins
From: Avon, Colorado
Apr 10, 2014
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b

New guide lists this as Sicilian Style, 11a/b.

By Dan G0D5H411
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Apr 10, 2014

Hi Chris, I'm not sure which route you climbed, but Sicilian Style and Leverage are two different routes. Sicilian Style starts about 10 feet to the left in a series of dihedrals before tackling a crack and rounded black face just before the anchors. Leverage is a new route, not in the latest D'Antonio guide, and starts immediately behind a large black flake. Hope that clears things up.