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Reservation Blues 

YDS: 5.12+ French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

Type:  Trad, 105'
Original:  YDS: 5.12+ French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Cody Scarpella, Jeff Wenger 2/10
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: WallyFox on Sep 23, 2010

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Wally putting in the time.

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Crux is right at the start! Then sustained fingers to the top!


left of JR


lots of blue metolius

Reservation Blues 

Hard to put gear in at the beginning.


Purple works good too!


Cody is a Mad Man!


Right of winter sustenance and full clip


probably an orange and yellow metolius as well.

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Rock Climbing Photo: And putting in the airtime...
And putting in the airtime...
Rock Climbing Photo: Cody on the first ascent!
Cody on the first ascent!

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By WallyFox
Mar 29, 2015

How many people have sent this? I know of two, Cody and Jesse - anyone know of anyone else?
By Max Tepfer
From: Bend, OR
Jun 19, 2015
rating: 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b

This thing is soooo good. Short, powerful cruxes with excellent rests interspersed throughout. Definitely longer than 90' tho. A 70m is kind of mandatory. (a 60 works with shenanigans) My perfect rack: 3x purple Mastercams, 6x blue, 2x red C3s, 2x yellow Mastercams, 2x yellow C3s. I´d also disagree that putting gear in early on is hard. There is maybe one powerful placement and then it´s not too bad.
By CBecker
From: Portland, OR
Sep 26, 2016
rating: 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b

Max's gear beta is good, however climbers w a smaller sack, such as myself, may want 9-10 in the blue metolius/green alien size
By Max Tepfer
From: Bend, OR
Oct 5, 2016
rating: 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b

Chuck, I feel like a bit of an ass-I looked at an old rack photo and discovered that I accidentally omitted 2x green aliens from my gear beta above. That would bring the total up to 10 blue-sized pieces for the route. Sorry for any inadvertent sandbagging!

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