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Nirvana Blues 

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

Type:  Sport, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Bob D. & Mike Howard
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Mike Howard on Jun 5, 2007

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Busting through the high crux of Nirvana Blues. Ja...


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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Rock Climbing Photo: Starting up Nirvana Blues on a gorgeous fall day.
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.

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