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Ruffled Feathers 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Christina Callaghan
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Christina Callaghan on Nov 7, 2010

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Climbing Ruffled Feathers


Follow the left slanting flake system to the anchor.


To the right of the dike



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By M Sprague
From: New England
Nov 8, 2010

This route is some what crumbly, but getting much better with traffic. I like the way it makes you climb it precisely. It is fully protected by bolts, but is just spicy enough to keep you attenuated as you watch the piranha teeth of the Smoky Dike below you, ready to chew you up if you clumsily blow a foothold and take a spinning, screaming fall. Actually, it is a good route, warming up the body and mind.
By ward smith
Mar 31, 2011

Agreed, a bit chossy but fun. I do it every time I go there. It is a lot harder than it looks from the ground.

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