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Locomotive Breath 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: percious on Mar 2, 2009
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BETA PHOTO: Locomotive Breath


Left of the right wing wall is a nice right leaning crack. The traditional start of this route is on the right via Herberium, then traverse left and start the crack. Check your rope drag, as it can be a beast as you continue up the crack. This climb can optionally be started with Tiptoe, but there is no gear until you get up to the crack, and Tiptoe is a 5.9 start.


Standard trad rack.

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By Joel A
Jul 8, 2011
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b

Watch the loose blocks up top.

By CTdave
From: Wallingford, CT
Aug 15, 2013

good exposure, great pro, great holds, super fun climb. Id say an area must do. I didnt have an issue w/ rope drag and the loose blocks in the crack toward the top are pretty stable. I pulled on em