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Ow Now 

YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a PG13

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Gary Clark
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Submitted By: Jason Halladay on Sep 17, 2006
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Leading up Ow Now

Description 

A gear lead or top rope from chains accessed from hike/scramble from backside. Ratings for this seem to vary from 5.8 to 5.11 depending on how hard you want to make it.


Location 

Far left side of Cattle Call Wall. Listed as route #1 on route topo photo for Las Conchas Cattle Call Wall.


Protection 

Protection is good with a couple of different cracks offering small to medium placements.



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By Chris Wenker
From: Santa Fe
Jul 21, 2008
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b

The left-angling crack that starts a little right of center and tops out just left of the chains goes at about 5.7, and is a steep, fun, well-protected lead. Would be good for a beginning trad leader.

By Daniel Trugman
From: Los Alamos, NM / Stanford, CA
Aug 14, 2008
rating: 5.9- 5c 17 VI HVS 4c

I've led a line right of center that was about 5.7+/5.8- that takes good gear, as well as the harder (5.9?) direct line with worse but adequate pro. Both were fun and worth doing. Presumably if you start on the very thin face left of center you could make the climb 5.11, but it's super contrived with marginal gear (if any).

By Nick Manke
From: Edgewood, NM
Nov 3, 2008

The crack seemed more along the lines of 5.9 to me. As previously mentioned, harder lines to the left and easier to the right.