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Powderfinger 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Steve Bechtel
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Submitted By: Monomaniac on Sep 7, 2010

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Powderfinger, on the left side of the Killer Cave....

Description 

Powderfinger is another great warmup for those seeking early morning sun. By mid-day the route is baking, but it receives shade in the afternoon/evening. As a relatively new line, Powderfinger is less polished than many of the other routes on this wall. These factors, combined with movement that is fun and engaging, make Powderfinger a great option at the grade.

Begin below the left side of a small roof ~ 10 heet up. Balance between thin gastons & edges to a good jug at the roof. Lieback past the left side of the roof to reach some good jugs. Fun pockets and edges lead up the lower-angle wall above.

Location 

On the wall left of the Killer Cave proper, between "Sign of the Times" and "After the Goldrush". Begins just left of a small, low roof.

Protection 

Bolts to 2 BA. Stick clip recommended.


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By Dan Foster
From: Denver, CO
Jun 8, 2012
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

Didn't feel harder than Elmo's Fish, just more technical instead of powerful. Definitely easier than Harvest Moon!