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Dr. Needlepoint
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A Bridge Too Far TR 
A.B.T.F Overhang Var TR 
Balder TR 
Blitzkrieg TR 
Conroy TR 
Crewl Work TR 
Dr. Needlepoint TR 
Escutcheon TR 
Inclined Plane TR 
Maginot Line TR 
Needlepoint Corner T,TR 
Needlepoint Descent Route T 
Royal Bobbins TR 
Siegfried Line TR 
Twin Blade TR 
Wall of Da Feet TR 
Unsorted Routes:

Royal Bobbins 

YDS: 5.11c/d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  TR
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11c/d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E4 6a [details]
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Submitted By: Phil Westcott on Mar 14, 2012

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Description 

Face just to the left of "Dr. Needlepoint" and right of "Blitzkrieg".

Location 

Face on the Slightly overhanging wall where you can find the famous route "Dr. Needlepoint".

Protection 

Typical great falls TR anchor. Lots of trees and natural pro.


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By Matt Lavender
Oct 6, 2014

I did the first ascent of this line in the mid '80s. I believe 1985. In typical local fashion, it does not use the Blitzkrieg arÍte or any holds on Dr. Needlepoint. The route was named Ziegfried Line in keeping with the WWII tank theme (look it up). As I recall, it was a tiny bit harder than Blitzkrieg when done without using the arÍte or Dr. Needlepoint holds but drops significantly in difficulty if you stray off route.