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Post Orgasmic Depression 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: C. Bellizzi, 1981.
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Submitted By: Leo Paik on Apr 25, 2007

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Description 

This is a Pinnacles classic. Odd name.

Ascend an aesthetic, vertical face on small embedded rocks in a conglomerate face. Ascend a small right-facing dihedral. Pass 7 bolts with the crux being above the 4th bolt. 3 bolts anchor.

Location 

On the East face of The Monolith, between Foreplay/Several Small Species and Indirect Traverse/Hawaiian Noises.

Protection 

7 bolts and a 3 bolt anchor.


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After a fall that ripped my fingertips, trying to ...
After a fall that ripped my fingertips, trying to ...
Al Torissi escaping the Yosemite flood.
Al Torissi escaping the Yosemite flood.
Alex fighting the pump post crux
Alex fighting the pump post crux
Nick on "Post Orgasmic Depression"
Nick on "Post Orgasmic Depression"
Nathaniel Potter warming up on POD.  Photo - Kyle ...
Nathaniel Potter warming up on POD. Photo - Kyle ...

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By caughtinside
From: Oakland CA
Mar 23, 2008

A fabulous sport climb. Sustained, pumpy, cool holds.
By Kyle Queener
From: Monterey, California
Jan 30, 2009
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

Feels more 5.10d. Great route. Highly recommended.
By Keith Forest
Feb 19, 2011

This route is 11a contrary to Young's new book.
By Gabe Huie
Sep 4, 2014
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

Great sustained route. A little overhung to feel the pump for the 2nd half of the route. The start has some greasy holds so chalk up for the first two bolts.
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