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Little Red Badge of Courage 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Sport
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: unknown
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Submitted By: Old Fart aka Dave Bohn on Apr 3, 2002

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This is a very neglected gem! Just right of Little Mecca is a clean, wide wall with a single route marked by a large bulge up high, this is Little Red Badge of Courage. Almost 2 routes in one, this sports a very technical, thin crux down low (as a lot of Shelf routes do) and then a great, pumpy, jug haul out the roof above. There is a good stance just below the roof that lets you set up your sequence before launching out. Generally this has very good stone and never has a line at this one. It is worthy of a try if you're looking for something different in this area!

Protection 

8-10 clips plus anchors.


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By Guy H.
From: Fort Collins CO
Sep 29, 2003

This climb starts out with the technical crux right off the ground. A shallow pocket for the left hand and a sinker mono that is underclinged for the right is used to setup for a big move to a sharp crimp. The upper bulge is passed on big holds with some cool moves grabbing the arete.