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Mantis 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 110'
Original:  YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Todd Perkins
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Submitted By: Jonathan Siegrist on Mar 16, 2014

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Super long surprisingly pumpy route with a heartbr...

Description 

Start on the left side of a pod (just above a little down-climb on the walk into the Grail). The start is shared with Horse Platitudes. Break off to the left when you reach the left facing dihedral at mid-height. A sustained and boulder crux ensues shortly after. Crimp and high step your way to a rest below one last hard move up and left of a pod to the chains.

Protection 

QD's 70 M rope


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By Jonathan Siegrist
From: his truck
Mar 16, 2014

Name? I can't seem to remember at the moment...
By Josh Janes
General Admin
Mar 17, 2014

Mantis.
By WMcD
Nov 16, 2015

Bring six or seven draws and then clip the climbtechs (in 2015). The difficulty gradually builds to a longish and badass boulder involving precise footwork and unique holds. Bask in the hueco and stay cool for the technasty finish. Such a good rock climb.
By don welsh
May 9, 2016
rating: 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b

Beautiful stone beautiful route! loved every minute of it thanks for putting this up!

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