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Placebo 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Doniel Drazin (2003)
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Submitted By: Benjamin Chapman on Dec 13, 2009

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fun climb! the top is a bit funky but if you can r...

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Description 

Follow the right facing flake. When the flake ends continue up the vertical face above.

Location 

Left side of the broad face on the left wall of the Test Site amphitheater.

Protection 

7 bolts & 2 open shuts.


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By C Miller
Administrator
Dec 28, 2009
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Decent climbing but it's seems a bit chossy to earn two stars.
By Cory
From: Boise, ID
Jan 31, 2010
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

Didn't seem chossy to me. CMiller, maybe you cleaned off the last of the loose holds? :) Definitely a bit of a sandbag though. Fun climbing that is not your typical crimp and highstep. Stem and layback up the corner, then pull some thin face moves on top. Very enjoyable.
By Pam Neal
Feb 25, 2010

This is a really fun and different climb for Echo---power laybacking and stemming. I agree it is a sandbag at 5.10, but definitely worth doing while in the Test Site.