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Pony Express 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 115'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Jeff Giddings 1989
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Submitted By: DisturbingThePeace on Aug 12, 2007

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Description 

A nice route to practice you slab skills. Run up to the first bolt, could get some pro in the crack below the first bolt. Continue up on increasingly difficult terrain clip the second and third bolt and pull the crux. Head up on easy rock to the 4th bolt, pull an easier crux and head to the rap anchors up and left.

Location 

Just right of Beastie Alley, look for a slab with a first bolt about 20 ft up. Single rope rappel into Beastie Alley.

Protection 

4 Bolts to Anchors, can place supplemental pro if wanted.


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By tim naylor
Sep 4, 2007

reachy crux, high step on positive holds, for a slab.
By Jeff G.
From: Fort Collins
Jun 1, 2009

FA: Jeff Giddings 1989.
By Matthias Lang
From: Albuquerque
Sep 17, 2012
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

While most TP routes involve some slab climbing, this is the only 'pure' slab I tried here, and therefore pretty interesting, with a well protected slabby crux right after the third bolt.