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Rock the Casbah 

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

   
Type:  Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Jim Tobish 1990
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Submitted By: Richard Shore on Aug 6, 2012
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Description 

An awkward, left-trending series of moves leads up to the first bolt 15' off the deck. Crux moves passing the first bolt, then continue up steep face past three more bolts to anchors.

Listed as 5.9 in the guide; I felt this was as difficult as any of the other 5.10a-10c routes on this wall, hence the "5.9+" rating.


Location 

2nd route from the left on the East Face of Kryptor


Protection 

4 bolts to 2-bolt anchor (not equipped for rappel). Walk-off from the top



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By Jon Hanlon
From: SLO
Aug 6, 2012
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a

I have always thought this was harder than 5.9 as well. I would agree with 5.9 plus....specifically, plus one.