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Milktoast 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Sport
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5b [details]
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Submitted By: BrianWinslow on Jan 11, 2008
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Description 

A fun climb. The bottom half is fairly technical with broad holds which lead up to a small roof. Above the roof there is s striaght up fun crimp fest (.11a) or some friendlier (but not much) holds to the left.


Location 

basically up the arete between "5.8 Crack by the road" and Romancing the stone.


Protection 

6 bolts to lower offs



Photos of Milktoast Slideshow Add Photo
Bruce on the interesting opening moves.
Bruce on the interesting opening moves.
Bruce approaching the roof.
Bruce approaching the roof.
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By lee hansche
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From: goffstown, nh
Jan 16, 2008

I used to not like this climb till i found the holds out left after the roof... now its more fun but there are so many better routes at the grade close by i dont tend to choose this one often...

the bottom section ive always thought felt insecure so be careful clipping those bolts lower down...

By Jeffrey LeCours
From: New Hampshire
Jun 20, 2009

If you missed it on this crags main page, this is a nice photo that shows the line

By twellman
Jul 16, 2009

About halfway up, you can find perhaps the best undercling I've ever laid my hands on, and get quite a good rest before attacking the few bouldery moves to conquer the bulge.

By Matt Wilson
From: Bethel, Vermont, USA
Oct 8, 2012

So... I just got the Mountain Project app for my new android phone... turns out I need some practice using it. I got on this thinking it was Asbury Park (5.7). Imagine my surprise halfway up when someone told me it was 5.10d.... anyways, I managed to get up, despite quite a few rests. Good knee bar rest in the middle though.

By S. Neoh
Oct 8, 2012
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b

Not a fave of mine but I do remember working pretty darn hard to get a flash of this route the year it was put up. Sharp and painful climb then. We did not know, to be at grade, one ought to pass the roof on the left. I think I attacked it straight on or even a little to the right of the bolt just above the roof. Never again I told myself after the flash.

By Matt Wilson
From: Bethel, Vermont, USA
Oct 9, 2012

Being tall (~6 feet), I found going straight up over the roof to be doable, as I was just barely tall enough to reach the decent hold while doing the knee bar under the roof.