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Mental As Anything 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: E1 5a

   
Type: Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Justin Johnsen on Nov 18, 2011
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BETA PHOTO: Kristin tiptoes up Mental as Anything.

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Description 

Slabby face climbing with ample protection. Fun moves: chances for high steps, hand and foot matches, hidden fingertip pockets, tiny edges and nubs for the toes. A more sustained challenge than other Safe Harbor 5.9s like Adopted Son, Tonga and SH Direct.


Protection 

5 bolts to an anchor at the bottom of the rock outcrop on top (where Hydroman ends above and to the right).



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Mental As Anything (left line), Hydroman (middle) and Crossroads (right).
BETA PHOTO: Mental As Anything (left line), Hydroman (middle) ...
Mental As Anything (left line), Hydroman (middle) and Crossroads (right).
BETA PHOTO: Mental As Anything (left line), Hydroman (middle) ...
Kristin tiptoes up Mental as Anything.
BETA PHOTO: Kristin tiptoes up Mental as Anything.
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By Larry S
Jan 29, 2013

This is a great route, on of my favorites at safe harbor. Fun thoughtful moves the whole way.

By pjheinz83
From: Southeast Pennsylvania
May 5, 2013
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a

Fun and challenging climb. Very safe falls if leading

By ARMoss
Oct 20, 2013
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a

Fun climbing on moderate terrain, but not bolted with the welfare of someone new to the sport in mind. I'd disagree with the May 5, 2013, comment - there's ground fall potential if you get scared or are at the top of your grade.