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Microtome 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Larry and Tim Coats, 1980
Season: Std Overlook
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Submitted By: Paul Davidson on Nov 14, 2008
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Description 

Getting in gear and pulling the bulge are the cruxes on this climb. I actually really liked this one. It's a bit stiff, old school but it is not as hard as it looks. It's sort of like Answered Prayers in that gear and holds show up right when you need them.

This was a good first ascent by Larry.
It looks too thin for gear at first blush.


Location 

Just right of Obscurity and left of Pensative is a less obvious thin seam up a face. This is on the lichened face to the right of Answered Prayers.


Protection 

Std Overlook, take thin nuts.



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