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Loose Stools 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Nate McCormick
Season: Not Summer
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Submitted By: jbak on Feb 16, 2006

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Right Hand Locked For The Clip

Description 

One of the best routes of its angle/grade in the Tucson area. As good as Tsunami and Delirious and that is saying something. Starts about 40 feet right of the Spine Cave. It's barely overhanging but offers a lot of variety.

Protection 

Draws, chain anchors.


Photos of Loose Stools Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: 2 of 2
2 of 2
Rock Climbing Photo: Amazing Movements On This Climb
Amazing Movements On This Climb
Rock Climbing Photo: clip before the left hand reach.
clip before the left hand reach.

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By Braxtron
From: ...
Feb 27, 2009
rating: 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

IMO, this is a Dry must-do.
By vince bates
Oct 22, 2009

Nice onsight EFR!! Maybe you'd rate it 4 stars if you had to try a little harder.
By Hendrixson
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From: Tucson, AZ
Mar 27, 2010
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

While from the ground this climb doesn't look special, the movements and holds are amazing. One of the best routes I've had the pleasure of climbing.

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