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Nurdle 

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

   
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Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c [details]
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Description 

Climb the crack left of "Knob Job".
Rappel or climb a second pitch.


Protection 

Pro to 2.5"



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Me on Nurdle with another climber in the background on Knobjob. <br /> <br />Photo by Maria Elena Quitoriano.
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By Brian Alexander
Oct 9, 2009

Supertopo says doubles to 4 inches, but you really don't need anything larger than a #3. I placed one #4 C4 at the 5.6 wide bit (smaller protection was available) but the old style #4 that I carried went unused.

By Osprey
From: ...
Dec 5, 2009

FA - Bob Ashworth, George Meyers 1973.

"Don't forget the Fresno Rule," says Bob Ashworth with a smile. "There is no reason to go there!"

By Colonel Mustard
From: Reno, NV
Mar 22, 2010

One of those 5.8's that is more like a 5.9. I had a great time on the varied climbing, and running this together with the second pitch of Knob Job into a single pitch makes for a very classic outing.

By bergbryce
From: South Lake Tahoe, CA
Apr 19, 2010
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c

Better than Bishops Terrace. Bring your entire bag of tricks. You'll need 'em.

By brucelacroix
From: Hillsboro, OR
Jul 10, 2010

Combined with the second pitch of "knob job", makes a great long pitch.

By BrianWS
Jan 28, 2013
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c

Reasonable people will avoid this area in the dead of summer. Fun climb, but lots of loose rock near the end of P1