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Rough Around the Edges 

YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c [details]
FA: JJ Schlick 2008
New Route: Yes
Season: Most
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Submitted By: JJ Schlick on Jun 15, 2009

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David Bloom on Rough Around the Edges 5.11

Description 

Rough Around the Edges is a clever pitch which packs a lot of moderate climbing into its 5.11 grade.

Starts in the middle of the amphitheater, and is the first line to the left of the black section of the cliff. Start right of squatty pillar, working your way up to a lone bolt, below a short finger crack with black rock on the right. A 5.9+ move leads you to the break.

From the break move up right into low angle dihedral, and a 5.8 hand crack. This dihedral will eventually get steep while the crack tightens down, and the difficulties begin. Boulder past 3 bolts on positive edges, and sweet pockets, one of which is a sinker mono at the final hard moves.

Location 

The first tan line left of the black section of the amphitheater.

Protection 

Small Tcus to a couple of hand sized pieces. Small, medium wires.


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Rock Climbing Photo: David Bloom moving into the steeps on Rough Around...
David Bloom moving into the steeps on Rough Around...
Rock Climbing Photo: David Bloom on Rough Around The Edges.
David Bloom on Rough Around The Edges.
Rock Climbing Photo: Taking a quick break before the steepness...
Taking a quick break before the steepness...
Rock Climbing Photo: Josh Janes dealing with the vert crux on his onsig...
Josh Janes dealing with the vert crux on his onsig...
Rock Climbing Photo: David Bloom
David Bloom
Rock Climbing Photo:  Josh moving into the crux...
Josh moving into the crux...
Rock Climbing Photo: JJ dropping it on the FA.  2008
JJ dropping it on the FA. 2008

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