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Mark It Zero! 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: R. Shore 2011
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Richard Shore on Feb 28, 2012

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Mark It Zero! follows the red line


"Smokey, my friend, you are entering a world of pain...
Has the whole world gone crazy? Am I the only one here who gives a sh#t about the rules?"

Around the back side of the same formation as Shomer Shabbas (5.10a), pull up onto a short overhanging arete which doesnt quite reach the ground. After 10 or 15 feet, transition right into the slabby, concave "dihedral". Slabby, stemmy moves lead to the top.

Some fun moves and decently long (for the Playground), unfortunately the rock is very soft and sandy here. May clean up with more ascents, but probably not ever worthy of sporting lead bolts. Best left as a TR.


Around the back side of the formation with Shomer Shabbas (5.10a). Approach the anchors as per that route, then walk south along the top of the formation to another set of anchors.


2 bolt anchor (1/2").

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By Stephen D
Apr 5, 2016
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Beautiful looking route and one of the better views from top (relative to other rocks in the area).

First I climbed the line which is marked in red in the photo, but it seemed like a 5.5 that was a 5.7 only due to having a uniform coating of moss on it. The top out move was 5.8/5.9 though. With a ledge the size of my torso about 5 feet from the bolts about to fall directly onto the belayer. Be careful.

So I assumed the 5.10 climb was the arete itself, but when I broke off 5 holds in the first 8 feet of the climb (yes, 5 in the first 8 feet), the last one being the large, distinguished ear (which pulled off into my face from 3 inches away, showering me and my belayer in moss dust) I quit.

Nobody else in the party wanted to bother an attempt, and everybody but the belayer walked away after a few moves because it was raining moss and choss. Torrential downpours.

Maybe this used to be a good climb? It sure does look like fun. It looks like a lot of fun. But... I'm tempted to say that this isn't even a climb - at least not anymore.

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