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Ode to a Portly Man 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Clay Frisbie, Mike Stites, 1996
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Submitted By: Erik Pohlman on Sep 21, 2008

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A single locker is useful to clip the 1st bolt. A powerful sustained section of climbing leads to the 2nd bolt. After clipping it, enjoy one of the coolest faces at Sam's. Remeber to angle up and left after the last bolt. This route is considered height dependent and opinions of difficuly range from 11a through 11d. At 5'9", I think 11c.


This is the line up the long, steep orange face between 2 dihedrals.


4 bolts, slings for chickenheads, 2 bolt rap anchor.

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By Judith Brown
Apr 13, 2015

I would disagree that this is a height dependent route. It looks like it is from the ground, but higher feet are definitely possible to solve the starting sequence.

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