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Secret Crag (aka Ridge 6)
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Powder Finger S 
Riding With the King S 
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Top Down Design S 
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Powder Finger 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Josh Janes on Aug 22, 2004

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Description 

Powder Finger, probably NOT named for the Australian garage band takes a line of bolts just right of Top-Down Design (just left of the arete of Eldorado Gold).

Perform a committing 5.9 standup to reach the first bolt. The crux follows.

Protection 

8 bolts, 2 bolt anchor.


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By Tony B
From: Around Boulder, CO
Aug 23, 2004
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

The first clip might be more dangerous and the moves to reach it more difficult for shorter climbers. THe crux will also be harder, as it has the climber splayed out a bit even at a height of 5'10". The top of the roue goes right and then back left- the holds in flaring crack on the left are a little brittle. Clipping the final anchor might also be hard for shorter folks- this was definately outfitted for the tall.
By Anonymous Coward
Aug 23, 2004

Named after the Neil Young tune.