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Nirvana Blues 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5c

Type: Sport, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c/d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Bob D. & Mike Howard
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Submitted By: Mike Howard on Jun 5, 2007
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A pumpy crux finish. Great climbing on solid basalt.


Start as for 'On the Mesa". Clip the first bolt then angle right and up the steep feature face.


Six clips will get you to a two bolt anchor.

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Starting up Nirvana Blues on a gorgeous fall day.
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By Larry Earley
From: Los Alamos, NM
Oct 11, 2009

Good climb. Crux at top. Most of climb is 10a.