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Push 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Mike Artz, Eddie Begoon 1996
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Submitted By: Jeremy Steck on Sep 20, 2009

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Description 

This route is classic! It's worth coming to this crag for this route alone! Start by climbing up a blocky section of rock to reach the first bolt. From here, climb straight up making some tricky moves to reach the obvious hueco at the 4th bolt. Next, make a traverse right for about 6 feet to reach a vertical seam and eventually a really good stance. Continue up and then make a long easy traverse back left to clip the 5th bolt. It looks a bit run out, but it's a clean fall and the hardest moves are still fairly close to the 4th bolt. From the 5th bolt climb up and a bit right heading for the final overhang. Pull the overhang and hang in there for the redpoint crux at the last bolt.

Location 

This route is directly in front of you as you reach the cliff on the approach trail. It's just to the right of Lambda.

Protection 

10 bolts, shuts


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Climbing the first half of Push
Climbing the first half of Push
About to blow the crux on Push
About to blow the crux on Push

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