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Mrs. Field's Follies 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 95'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Eric Hörst, Cindy Hintz, Charles Ganote (2003)
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Submitted By: Tim Schafstall on Apr 10, 2008

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This is a really fun route with a crack, some face, and an overhang on really nice rock.

Start as for Geisha Girl by climbing the wide crack, then straight up to the intimidating roof (easier than it looks). Surmount the roof to the anchors.


Same as Geisha Girl, at a wide crack just right of the starting block of Bobby D's Bunny


10 bolts + 2-bolt anchor. 60M rope.

Photos of Mrs. Field's Follies Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Preparing to clip before tackling roof.
Preparing to clip before tackling roof.
Rock Climbing Photo: Pulling the roof.
Pulling the roof.
Rock Climbing Photo: Jeff moving beyond the notorious roof.
Jeff moving beyond the notorious roof.

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By Gary Wheaton
From: Lexington Park, Maryland
Aug 29, 2016

Bring a #4 to protect the wide crack or a long stick clip. First bolt is 20-25 feet of the ground.
By jkw
Sep 1, 2016

Great route, one of the tallest moderates at the New. Roof looks harder than it is, and just under it offers a big ledge to take a rest, turn around and catch a nice view. Highball start was a bit more than I was willing to lead (I had no gear to protect the crack). First bolt is too high to stick clip with even a 12' stick.

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