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Popeye and the Raven 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Joe Turley, Gene Smith 1981
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Description 

Climb up a steep ramp with increasing difficulty until reaching the crux around the third bolt. Although the difficulty decreases from here, there are a few spicy moves after the fourth bolt to gain the anchors.


Location 

Located on the left side of the Main Cliff. The climb begins just to the left of Quarryman and climbs the ramp to the top.


Protection 

A few pieces .5 to 1 inch protect the lower section before reaching the first bolt. Four bolts will see you to the anchor 5 ft. left of Quarryman.



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By Ian Wolfe
From: Fayetteville, NC
Feb 23, 2007
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b

For me, the key was stemming through the crux section. It seems improbable at first, but just go with it.

By Andy Laakmann
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From: Bend, OR
Aug 19, 2008
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b

Great route. Small nuts, TCUs, and a few handsize pieces supplement the bolts. Bit of an exciting ending once past the crux (assuming you don't traverse into Quarryman).

By cerickson
From: Portland, OR
Oct 6, 2009

Awesome route. A point of clarification ... there is a separate anchor for this climb located 5 ft to the left of the Quarryman anchor.