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The Quarry Wall
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Elephantiasis S 
Finger Wrecker 
Frank's Tame Years T 
Frank's Wild Years T 
Kleptocracy S 
Koolaid T,TR 
Marry Me, Becky T 
Moby Dick 
Mummy, The T 
Offwidth Bulge T 
One Night T,S 
Recession Arete S 
Scotland 'Wales' 
Shark Jaw T 
Sharkcicle T 
Short Tour, The T 
Silver Bullet T 
Something to Do 
South ArÍte 
Southwest Face 
Stimulus S 
Tough Love T 
Unknown T 
Warm Up Crack T 
Whale, The 
Yearling 
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Recession Arete 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 65'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Josh Gross, Madoline Gross
New Route: Yes
Season: All
Page Views: 1,575
Submitted By: Josh Gross on Jan 12, 2009

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Mado climbing "RA".

Description 

This route has the look of a moderate, but further investigation, reveals a powerful and thin crux.

Location 

Climb the nice arete in the center of Quarry Wall.

Protection 

6 bolts.


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"Recession Arete".
"Recession Arete".
Mado working "R A".
Mado working "R A".
Jimmy Menendez on the crux move of Recession Arete.
Jimmy Menendez on the crux move of Recession Arete...

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By Mark Rolofson
Sep 17, 2010
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a

This climb is easier than Hairless Dog at the East Quarry and Sun Dog at Animal World in Boulder Canyon. So I agree it is not 5.12a but it deserves to be rated 5.11d. Calling it 5.11a is a joke!