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Margin Walker 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a/b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
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Submitted By: Jeff Mekolites on Apr 13, 2009

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Description 

Look for the arete with weird rock. Climb the arete, left then right, until a small overlap. Pull around and left and climb to the anchors.

Location 

Last route...just past Jody's and Good n Plenty.

Protection 

Bolts, Anchors, Stickclip


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By Jeff Mekolites
From: HOTlanta, GA
May 9, 2010

Good route but a fantastic Fugazi song!

You make yourself so beautiful,
You make yourself so, so beautiful
And now i feel like i'm going,
I'm going to set myself on fire.
I'm going to set myself up at a window,
This margin walker wants a clear view,
This margin walker wants a clear shot,
And now i'm shooting it right on you.
Untraceable, untranslatable,
I can't explain all i ever wanted to do
By Swamp Cookie
From: da Bayou
May 27, 2010
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b

I believe the grade is soft but so different from the normal routes we encounter in the south. Sweet route. Crux is no harder than Jody's route.
By Jeremy Hand
Aug 23, 2012
rating: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c

Deceptively hard. Very sustained and techy crimps that require confidence in your lock off/clipping strength.
By Chad Burdyshaw
From: Signal Mountain TN
Feb 27, 2013

The rock is a little crumbly down low in the large pocket. It's tempting to pull hard on this but try and refrain. The route is kind of a one move wonder, moving from the right side of the arete to the left is a bit tenuous followed by a bump up to a solid hold, then it's all over.
I was expecting more based on the grade consensus here.
By Jeremy Hand
Apr 27, 2013
rating: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c

This climb wasn't nearly as intimidating this go around (thanks for the encouragind belay) and flowed really well. Be careful on the jug flake about third move off the ground, right after the underclings... I am pretty sure I heard the rock fracture and if it were to break it would be devastating if you did not stick clip the first bolt