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Like Old Times 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Sport
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Ed Esmond & Team Tough, 10/26/13
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: ward smith on Oct 26, 2013

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Leslie Smith on "Like Old Times," 5.8

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Description 

Layback and stem up the left-facing chimney/corner to a ledge. Chimney up to a steep crack that ends on the same ledge as Hard Times.

Ed is going to clean this a bit more, but pretty good as-is and the easiest warm-up in the area. Likely to become popular.

Protection 

7 bolts to the same anchor as Hard Times. First bolt is a stainless glue-in, the rest 1/2 inch stainless rawl bolts.


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Leslie Smith starting up "Like Old Times," 5.8, Ed Esmond belaying.
Leslie Smith starting up "Like Old Times," 5.8, Ed...

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By S. Neoh
Oct 26, 2013

Team Tough back at it. Fantastic!
By David Quinn
Oct 27, 2013

Nice job Ed, (& the team)! Love this route! The layback at the bottom and chimney higher up, remind me of some or the pitches we did in the valley this fall! Fun climbing and great warm up!
By matthewWallace
From: plymouth, nh
Jun 21, 2014
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Have your belayer be very aware when climbing this route, there is a good amount of hollow/loose/brittle rock on the first 2/3's of this climb. I was belaying someone on it and could hear many pieces of rock falling in the chimney. Just something to keep in mind.