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Parental Abuse 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Mark Rolofson, 1994
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Submitted By: Richard M. Wright on Feb 17, 2002

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Entering the crux. Photo: Roth.

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On the main right sector above Monkey Puzzle and before the scramble to Dan Hare's new routes is a fine seam and edge climb on near perfect stone. Scramble up to a bolt and swim past with an easy mantle to a broad flat ledge. Balance up some crisp edges to a jug just before the face begins to overhang. I used a couple of zig-zag moves through the overhanging face to catch jugs right and left of the seam, but you may just as well run the seam on thin tips. Parental Abuse is an excellent and continuous climb on very good stone (for this neck of the woods). Highly recommended.


Half a dozen draws and a rope.

Photos of Parental Abuse Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Taking a top rope lap. Super fun moves.
Taking a top rope lap. Super fun moves.
Rock Climbing Photo: Approaching the crux top section.
Approaching the crux top section.
Rock Climbing Photo: Mike Keegan sending the crux, notice new "Chi...
BETA PHOTO: Mike Keegan sending the crux, notice new "Chi...

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By Alex Diederich
From: Drake CO
Jul 2, 2009

Is this one of the last bolted lines on the upper section? just before the trail kinda ends? The description sounds the same, it is a tight line.
By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
Dec 1, 2010
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

This is a really quality line for Table.

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