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Marathon Man 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Euan Cameron & Chris Miller, November 2007
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: C Miller on Nov 12, 2007

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Passed the difficulties on Marathon Man, 5.11b.

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Description 

A steep and somewhat tricky start along a faint arete gains a ledge past the 3rd bolt. Continue up the slab above, pull a small roof at the 6th bolt and then continue up easy slab to anchors below the left side of a large roof.

Location 

Located 15' right of The Enforcer (5.12c) and 10' left of Mantle Marathon.

Protection 

7 bolts, chain anchors


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By Jeff Botimer
Jan 13, 2014
rating: 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a

I believe a crucial hold between the first and second bold has broken off. I returned to this route for the first time in over a year last weekend and was unable to cleanly climb it after having no trouble the last time. It is fairly obvious where the broken hold is based on the lighter colored rock.
By Euan Cameron
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From: Redlands and Mammoth Lakes
Jan 13, 2014
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Hard to say without getting on it again. On the FA there were two ways to do the crux, one used smallish holds to the left of the arete (which were a little crunchy) and the other avoided them but both went at the same 11b grade - the latter had no obvious loose holds.