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Reaching Rayane 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Jack Marshall, Sam Owings
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Submitted By: susan peplow on Jan 28, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: Bolt Locations


Great route with neat entry moves. Starts up incipient finger crack then fun featured moves up bolt line to chain anchor.

Watch lowering of cord from anchor and or pulling rope after route as it has potential to get stuck in crack to left.


Route directly right of mid-crag pinnacle. Easily identifiable by rock face to left of finger crack. SCSG 3rd edition topo route 764 - description 765.


7 bolts to chains

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Reaching Rayane.  Photo by Will S
Reaching Rayane. Photo by Will S
Slabbin' it on Reaching Rayane.
Slabbin' it on Reaching Rayane.
"Reaching Rayane". Photo by Blitzo.
BETA PHOTO: "Reaching Rayane". Photo by Blitzo.
Bolt Locations
BETA PHOTO: Bolt Locations
Bouldery start. Super easy afterwards
Bouldery start. Super easy afterwards
Bolt Locations
BETA PHOTO: Bolt Locations

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By Bill Olszewski
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Mar 16, 2009

This is the best moderate line on Boyscout, IMHO. There are several interesting ways to solve the start/crux and it is the most sustained moderate on this wall and truest to its rating.
By Christopher Michaelson
Nov 23, 2009

I concur with Bill. Just to note, there is a nice 2' x 3' ledge just below the rap chains. I set up a belay station and practiced bringing up a second (preparing for multi-pitch) ... great place to try it, but highly recommend using a redirected belay.
By Michael Clark
From: Ames, IA
Jan 30, 2011

Great crux at the beginning. Our group solved it in two different ways. Tons of jugs all the way up. This as an awesome spot for climbers beginning to lead.
By Nelson Day
From: Joshua Tree, CA
Aug 29, 2011
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

For some reason, Southern California Sport Climbing guide rated this .10a. I agree with the .9 rating...
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