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Sancho Panza 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c PG13

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c PG13 [details]
FA: Jeff Jackson – 1989
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Submitted By: Robert MacKinnon on Jun 18, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: Sancho Panza climbs the face left of the dihedral


The first bolt is about 10-12 meters off the deck (!), but this section can be protected somewhat by slinging natural thread-throughs (making it ~PG-13 instead of R). Start at the base of Don Quixote but head up left of the dihedral to a small ledge and then climbed clean face left of Don Quixote.


Just left of Don Quixote.


Bolts and slings.

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By susan peplow
From: Joshua Tree
Feb 16, 2016

6 bolts, long runner
By Izzy K.
From: Boulder, CO
Jun 23, 2016

Don't worry, the run out to the first bolt is very easy.

I traversed right and ended up finishing on Don Quixote (just after the roof). I recommend trying this for some fun exposure. Since the anchors to DQ are far right, the follower had to clean the route on top.

Didn't get to go back and finish Sancho Panza, but it looks great.
By Johnathan C
From: Missouri
Oct 15, 2016

The run-out on the bottom isn't much to sweat over, but I felt the run-out at the top was sketchy, at least for new 5.11 climbers. It's jug city after the last bolt to the anchors, but it's quite run-out, so it's pretty freaky when you're pumped out. My friend used a sling to feel safer at this section. I think that would be the way to go.

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