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Middle of the Road 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Sport, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Tyler Bowser(?)
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Submitted By: Jason Halladay on May 10, 2009

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Paw your way up a flake of sorts, clip the first bolt and mantle up onto it. Bust out some tricky pulling down, sideways and up on good rock the rest of the way to the anchor. I had a hard time identifying any one particular crux.


The center and shortest route on the main wall. Rap or lower down.


7 bolts and a two-bolt anchor with chains.

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By Tyler Smeenk
From: Laramie, WY
Jun 30, 2013
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

What is the second pitch of this and what does it go at?
By George Perkins
From: Los Alamos, NM
Jul 1, 2013
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

The 2nd pitch (or extension) is "Highway Men" 5.10b

I haven't climbed it.
By David Dawson
Jul 9, 2015

Fun sustained climbing with thoughtfully placed bolts.

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