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Natural Born Drilla 

YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.13a French: 7c+ Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 29 British: E6 6c [details]
FA: Nate Adams
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Nate Adams on Mar 13, 2006

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Description 

This shares the start with Drill for the Thrill, then it heads right. It stays a bit cruxy for three bolts at mid route.


Location 

See the topo for location.


Protection 

13 (or so) bolts.



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By Steven Lucarelli
From: Moab, UT
Aug 31, 2009

I got on this route yesterday and was not impressed. Yes the climbing is hard and sustained but I thought the rock was dirty and the holds were sharp. Maybe if it got climbed more it would get better but there is no way this is a classic.

By doze
From: Denver, CO
Jun 13, 2011

One of the most beautiful sport routes I've climbed. Wouldn't call it a classic, though. It is rather a retreat from overtravelled classics. From the point where it splits right and till the very anchor, not a single move is straightforward. Each one is unusual, insecure, and fun. Considering lack of traffic and chalk, it's a long puzzle to get to the top. Thumbs up for first ascent. It took some vision to see a line there.