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Photon Torpedo 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 85'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Joe Rousek, Tony Puppo.
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Submitted By: Tim Steele on Jan 11, 2007

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Photon torpedo-great climbing!!


A sustained mega-classic. Crimp your way up the center of the face, pulling a small "roof" and continuing up a juggy face.

Once the crimping starts, expect to keep on crimping for a couple of bolts before it lets up.


Center of the West face of the Crystal.


9 bolts + mussy's.

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By 426
Mar 26, 2007

Route is so much better since it got extended!~
By caughtinside
From: Oakland CA
May 27, 2008

Fun start, good crux, great enduro climbing!
By GhaMby
From: Heaven
Jan 20, 2014
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

Sure feels A LOT easier than Mandarin Orange on The Great Wall of China, but maybe that's cause I'm tall and have fat sausages for fingers.

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