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Pump Up the Valuum 

YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 55'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Jonathan Garlough & Josh Corbett
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: chinos on Sep 16, 2011

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getting through the crux

Description 

Look for a large flake up high to locate the climb. Start up the slab corner for 25' placing gear. At the overhang fire straight up on great holds with excellent movement past 3 bolts. Take care when using the massive flake. 2 bolt anchor awaits at the top.

Location 

Center of The Alcove Area

Protection 

Standard Rack, 3 Bolts, 2 Bolt Anchor


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By joshua corbett
From: Wolfeboro NH
Sep 16, 2011

Just a fun fact for you, jon led this route in shoes one size to big and in the poring rain. Impresive to say the lest.
By jimmi jazz
From: new durham nh
Sep 19, 2011
rating: 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

the crux is after the first bolt. This climb has some wild movement in it. In my book a classic.