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YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a PG13

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a PG13 [details]
FA: Todd Gordon & Dan Hugglestein, September 1987
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Submitted By: Blitzo on May 30, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: "Retirement". Photo by Blitzo.


Climb a thin crack to the left of "Nutcracker", then up past horizontal cracks and face with a bolt.


Small, bolt.

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By Mary Moser
May 22, 2011
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13

We did this route on TR and found the moves to be pretty stout for 10a. However, it was a very fun climb. The thin crack at the start was a pumpy yet delicate lieback and the face move at the bolt above was tough.
By verticalbound
Apr 2, 2013
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b PG13

I would definitely agree with previous comment, the layback at the beginning is definitely 10a but the face move at the top is prolly a/b if the bolt was higher it would be a solid B. Fun route though.
By TYeary
From: Arcadia, Califoria
Mar 6, 2014

" prolly a/b if the bolt was higher it would be a solid B"
Really? You probably want to think this one through. Fun climb anyway!

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