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The Precipice aka The South Wall
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Juvenile T,S 
London Bridges T 
Maniacal Depression T 
Michael's Pin T 
Mme. LeBois' Troubled Lunge T 
Old Town T 
Philidelphia Story, The T 
Pipe Dreams T 
Precipice Ledges T 
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Wafer Step T 
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Pipe Dreams 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Bob Parrott & Jeff Butterfield
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Submitted By: Echoinfi on Jun 5, 2008

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Peter Adamson on Pipe Dreams

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Start left of the Trotsky Corner at a thin seam with pins. Climb up this seam until it ends and fire the shield above. Another brilliant Bob Parrott Route.


Small seam left of Trotsky corner


Pins, Small cams, wires

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Rock Climbing Photo: Peter Adamson on the opening moves
Peter Adamson on the opening moves

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By john strand
From: southern colo
Jan 7, 2009

Bob will be psyched to see this at 12B. I think was 11C when I did it.Anyway a real good route with great pro.
By john weaver
Apr 21, 2009

i dont remeber 11c when i did it back in 90. i thought it was graded 12c then...but its one of my favorite routes anywhere!!
By Derek Doucet
Jul 1, 2010

Hilarious. I've always heard it called .12a. It's certainly considerably harder than High Wire, which is probably .11bish, no?
By Dom
From: New Brunswick Canada
Jul 3, 2012

This is such a great route. Pins are solid, I tested a few of them, especially the one at the crux ;-)
By Jesse Zacher
From: Grand Junction, Co
Sep 9, 2012

Stout Crux! Such a fun line!

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