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On the Side 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Eddie Whittemore and Paul Sloan, 1992
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Submitted By: Chuck Parks on Feb 1, 2008

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Climb a vertical crack in the face, 10 feet left of the corner, to the top.


In the Red Light District, from the same ledge as Mammplitude and Dutch Maiden. Starts on the left face of the right-facing corner, on the left end of the ledge.


light rack, hands and smaller

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By Brad "Stonyman" Killough
From: Alabama
Jun 23, 2009

Sweet warm-up. Sandbagged 5.8
By David Brooke
Jun 4, 2012
rating: 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c

Felt pretty hard for a 5.8, especially a trad lead. Maybe I'm just bad at crack climbing...Climbed it again on TR, which was pretty fun doing some big laybacks.
By Ryan Myers
From: Tempe, Arizona
Nov 24, 2012

I got really sweaty climbing this in August and the jams got slick real quick. Took a big whip from about midway up the route landing just inches off the deck. Exciting, challenging, and memorable(for me) climb.
By Khowe765
From: Knoxville, TN
Jul 13, 2014
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Great "8" crack. Easy to protect with lots of options outside of the crack if you want to climb it that way - only wish it was longer. Route has bolted anchors.

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