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Lick and a Promise 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: MJM and RAMM, Dec. 2011
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Submitted By: Rich F. on Jan 29, 2012

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BETA PHOTO: Mike leads Lick and a Promise.

Description 

This is a new bolted route that may follow a previously trad line up under a roof, into a large offwidth/chimney, then up a finger crack to anchors. There are good jugs down low to the roof, the offwidth actually provides a good rest -- the crux is the finger crack at the top before the anchors.

Location 

The route is between Generation X and Heaven is Waiting. The wide crack above the small roof makes it easy to find. (See the photo of Mike on lead.)

Protection 

This was newly bolted by someone, with nice spacing and protection on lead. There are about 9 bolts to two bolt anchors.


Photos of Lick and a Promise Slideshow Add Photo
Emma pulls the overhang to enter the chimney.
Emma pulls the overhang to enter the chimney.
Mike under the small roof on Lick and a Promise.
Mike under the small roof on Lick and a Promise.
The route on the left is Promise.
The route on the left is Promise.
Lick and a Promise anchors.
BETA PHOTO: Lick and a Promise anchors.
Below the bulge.
Below the bulge.

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By dancesatmoonrise
Oct 13, 2012
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Great pro. The technical crux is near the top. The roof is a jug haul with a couple of nice hand jams; the chimney is interesting. Overall, an enjoyable route.