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Ride The Lightning 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Kent Benesch, Tom Blust, Doug Phillips, 1987
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Submitted By: mark d on Mar 20, 2006

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Bottom to top: jug haul!

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Description 

A thin start on good rock gives way to easier climbing.

Location 

This climb starts to the left of Fingers of Fate on a ledge.

Protection 

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Matt Johnson starting on "Ride the Lightning" at Smith Rock, OR. <br />Photo by: Stephanie Hong
Matt Johnson starting on "Ride the Lightning" at S...
Matt Johnson on "Ride the Lightning" at Smith Rock, OR. <br />Photo by: Stephanie Hong
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Contemplating which jug to use of all the jug choices.
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By Wolfgang Braun
From: Beavercreek, Oregon
Oct 14, 2008
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

I found this route to be pretty thin, and painful. It definitely eased the higher you got on the route.