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Reach the Beach 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8- French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: VS 4c [details]
FA: Kevin Griffith
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Submitted By: Nathan Fisher on Jun 20, 2003
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Working the nut.

Description 

Reach the Beach climbs the rightward trending horizontal cracks climbing the wall avoiding the roof by going to the right of it. It is 30 feet or so to the right of the gully.


Protection 

Reach the Beach has no fixed anchors, so bring gear.



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Good clean fun! Nice easy route at the Beachball.
Good clean fun! Nice easy route at the Beachball.
Bruno thought it was a good route, his first at this level. Though short, great area when the light is turning to night... Heh heh <br />
Bruno thought it was a good route, his first at th...
Melissa traversing with ease.
Melissa traversing with ease.
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By triznuty
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Sep 25, 2005
rating: 5.8- 5b 16 VI- VS 4c

Pretty easy .8, but fun...

By Nathan Fisher
Aug 6, 2006

Gear for the lead would consist of predominately cams as the cracks are horizontal. However, the mandatory nut rule was easily satisfied at two locations.

By Tony B
From: Around Boulder, CO
Aug 13, 2006

Possibly named after the 1983 platinum by The Fixx. Is there another reference to which both titles might refer?