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Lurch 

YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: josh villeneuve on Oct 4, 2010
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BETA PHOTO: Lurch 5.9- route

Description 

One of my favorite climbs at Wolf Rock, rated to a 5.9- but definately feels more like a +. The crux is the second or so move in and consists of one jug and few rollers to get over the slight overhang. Unfortunately there isn't much after the crux, making it a very short climb.


Location 

"Start up the clean face to the left of the main corner. Crank up the horizontal, then continue straight up the face above"

To get back you can either rappel or go to either side of the face to walk down.


Protection 

Top rope. Plenty of trees to anchor off of.



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By Brian
From: North Kingstown, RI
Oct 8, 2010

This was called "Bolder Problem" and rated 5.8 in the original guidebook. There was a lot of grade creep in the later guidebooks.