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Ottoman Empire 

YDS: 5.12 French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E6 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.12 French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Bob D & Greg Hand, 2010
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Submitted By: Greg Hand on Aug 16, 2010

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At the lip.

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Description 

Lean off the boulder and traverse left. Unless you are really good, be prepared for a fall at the 2nd bolt.

The line had to be climbed. How could Vaino have missed it?

Location 

It is just left of Couch Fire. Look for the big flake up high.

Protection 

5 bolts to a 2-bolt anchor.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Glen at the crux.
Glen at the crux.

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By Pinklebear
Aug 17, 2010

Good climb; nice, smooth stone. Very bouldery!
By Mark Roth
From: Boulder
Oct 1, 2012

Fun route. I'd give it another star if it wasn't so short. One tough move getting past the 2nd bolt then fun 5.10- climbing to the anchor....
By ZachS00
From: Denver, CO
Nov 1, 2014

The big (BIG) flake you come into around the 4th bolt was flexy, scary flexy.

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