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Queen of Deception 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Joe De Luca
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Submitted By: Joe De Luca on Jan 29, 2013

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BETA PHOTO: this is the climb


This climb is on the right pillar when looking from the car, you can rap from the top.


on the right wall when looking from the car,rap down off the bolts


5 bolts

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By Michael Spielman
From: Reno, NV
Jan 19, 2014
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

This is more like 5.9+. 5.7 is definitely a slab score. About halfway up there is nothing but small crimpers (<1/4") to hold on to. Top and bottom one third have much better holds. Can do it on the right, center or left making it somewhat different climbs.
By Joe De Luca
From: yucca valley
Feb 20, 2014

No way this thing fills no harder than jtree 5.7 I just am keeping it old school.
By C Miller
2 days ago
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

What's the face/arete to the right of this route?

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