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Prime Time Climb 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Harrison & Stuberg, 1981
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Submitted By: Tony B on Sep 27, 2001
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The climb is so-so. The climb starts with an easier wide crack that gets thiner and harder. A good stance comes just before the overhanging jamming crux. This route is merit is in its proximity to GOOD routes like Die Heeda Rule (which is just 6-8 feet right of PTC). The area favorites Brother Jug and Tombstone are just down and right from there as well.

Prime Time Climb has a hard and definite crux that will work most people a little on their thin-off-size jamming. The actual difficulty is hand size dependent.

There are some fixed anchors to rap on Hawk Eagle, but if you go, take some long webbing and add a few or replace some.


A standard rack with set of cams does pretty nicely if you add one large piece for the bottom (which is not hard). Crux is more or less off-hand-sized.

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