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Patches the Clown 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Nate Kimble
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Submitted By: Mike Veazey on Apr 23, 2011

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Description 

A great route often overlooked because of a lack of bolts on the first 40 feet of climbing. Climbs the Standard Route crack to a move up and right to reach the first bolt (5.5). Fun well protected climbing leads through smooth rock to a finishing crux mantle to reach the anchors. Used to access the "Bird's Perch" ledge and the climbs that start from there.

Location 

Begin at the obvious crack of Standard Route.

Protection 

5 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor. Bring nuts and cams if you need to protect the easy runout to the first bolt.


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By James Sledd
From: Bozeman, Montana
5 days ago

The upper section involves some good stemming to a hidden hold and a mantle. Very fun.

If you want to protect the lower section, bring a few cams from .5 to 1, but running it out wouldn't be much worse than getting to the first bolt on the Great Escape.

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