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Lords of Karma 

YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

Type:  Sport, 120'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: John "JC" Collins March 1991
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Submitted By: Jon Rhoderick on May 19, 2014

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This stunning sport line climbs a water streak on widely varying terrain. It's almost as if someone took a stunning, old school line from Cese or Verdon and plonked it on the Backside. This is a stout line, and it will test your head, stamina, and footwork.

After climbing one of more sandbagged 5.10's in Smith, tricky crimping leads to arete where a rest can be found. A tricky clip and some intense pulling on side pulls and pockets leads to a dash to the next clipping stance. Rest here and get psyched, if you screw up the sequence pulling on to the slab you'll be clocking some air time! After a much needed respite, the final two bolts tackle a physical overhang on good holds.


Above Hemp Liberation


13 bolts. Long sling on the 4th, you shouldn't need to unclip the bolt above the roof as the book says.

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By Jon Rhoderick
May 19, 2014

Take the grade with a grain of salt. Probably harder than Churning or Kings, easier than Go Dog Go. 12c at Smith means different things to different people.

By Max Tepfer
From: Bend, OR
May 23, 2014

So, Jon, what you're saying is that Go Dog is harder than Churning or Kings? Hmmm...