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Reign of Terror 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 25'
Original:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
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Submitted By: B-Mkll on Jun 29, 2013

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Reign of Terror (also Ship's Prow & Ship's Prow St...


Reign of Terror has strenuous lieback climbing starting from the horizontal seam at chest height on the thin crack to the left of Ship's Prow. A long reach comes in handy. Using small feet on the face to the left makes this feel more 5.9, which is the grade that it receives in Boston Rocks Vol. 2.


This ascends the thin crack to the left of the Ship's Prow feature.


TR bolted anchor up top.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Big gaston move after the opening high step
Big gaston move after the opening high step

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By john strand
From: southern colo
Nov 13, 2013

9+? With the direct finish, more like 10d.
By B-Mkll
From: Bozeman, MT
Nov 14, 2013

Ha! So I'm not alone in feeling that this is another South Shore sandbag... which is peculiar, because Ship's Prow right next to it basically feels 5.4 but for one move.
By Dust Diedricksen
May 20, 2016

The easiest move may be 5.9 off the deck. It only gets harder from there...

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