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YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Benoit Dube, Bruno Hache, 1987
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Submitted By: Luc on May 16, 2013

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A lot of very balancy moves, and a few ways to get it done.


Right arrête of the left face of the Needle.


MIXED 5 bolts, couple small to medium pieces on top, Bolted anchor.

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By Daniel Israel
Oct 18, 2013
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Pretty sandbagged in my opinion. But might just not be my forté.

By Luc
From: Montreal
Oct 21, 2013

It's more a balancing route, I'd go 5.10a-b

By Daniel Israel
Jul 5, 2014
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

I take it back.

The grade is probably fair. I was previously scared, which made it seem harder, and I lacked experience.