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My Pink Half of the Drainpipe 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Spencer Lennard and Randy Vogel, 1977
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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on Feb 24, 2006

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The beginning of My Pink Half of the Drainpipe.

Description 

This one pitch route has a wide variety of moves on it. An exciting undercling (5.10A) takes you right to a steep lieback (5.10B). Liebacking and jamming (5.10A) on a steep wall with two cracks leads up to a short undercling and lieback (crux), and easier ground above.

Protection 

Rappel back down.


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Oscar nearing the crux.  Whose hands are those in the shadows?  Oops, maybe I should be belaying.
Oscar nearing the crux. Whose hands are those in ...

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By mschlocker
From: San Diego, CA
Jun 26, 2010
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

I don't know why I thought this was going to be super tough. It was great fun. The feet keep the pump factor down. Gear mostly in the .75" range but a few finger sized pieces are advised.
By Tradoholic
5 days ago
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Rad line, takes some gear know-how to keep the rope drag down. Not too hard either, 10a.
By C Miller
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4 days ago