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Losing My Religion  

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

   
Type: Trad, 3 pitches, 205', Grade II
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Tony Calderone, Stan Contrell
Season: Spring,Summer,Fall
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Submitted By: Spencer Daniels on Sep 22, 2012
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Description 

P1 - Two easyish layback sections that take good pro, but don't necessarily need it, with a bolt protected slab section between them. A thoughtful mantel at the 2nd bolt is the highlight of this pitch. Chain anchors (95')

P2 - Up a bit, then a fun step to the left with two choices as to what to grab to make it happen. Don't sling the chock stone at your feet to protect this move as it seems a bit loose. Do look for an inward flaring crack that warrants some thought and a double sling. Sling the bush on your way upwards right, while on lookout for a pin. Straight up and right onto the belay ledge (chain anchors), or head right at the pin for a very fun mantle onto the ledge. (55')

P3 - Head up from the left side of the ledge (or right for some spice) past three(?) bolts. Fun slab moves as you trend left towards to the crack where you find the original belay anchors, though one of the chains seems to have been eaten by varmints... so clip the remainder and go right to the anchors for a neighboring 5.10ish route. (70' or so to secondary anchors)

Fun to lead, easy to follow.


Location 

East of the WaterFront, West of Bare Foot barbados
Park at Gate Buttress 1.25 Miles up LCC head up towards the waterfront.


Protection 

Standard LCC rack



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looking down off the top of the third pitch
looking down off the top of the third pitch
Losing my Religion
Losing my Religion
bolted slab on the third pitch
bolted slab on the third pitch
rapping off second pitch
rapping off second pitch
leading the first pitch
leading the first pitch
Leading the second pitch.
Leading the second pitch.
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By Sam Cannon
From: Holladay, Utah
Mar 10, 2014

To access this climb, head west from "Barefoot in Barbados" around the corner. It's not on the same wall, which confused me and my partner as it was listed as being between "Baja Breakdown" and "Barefoot," but it's not.