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Sand Witch 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: J. Visser
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Submitted By: KipHenrie on Jun 11, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: Sand Witch (January 2014)

Description 

Reachy crimpers and a good rest lead to fun thin topout. Crux is the top and after the second bolt with very thin pinchers. A hard 11b and a worthwhile journey.

Location 

From Second Coming it is 2 climbs to the right.

Protection 

5 bolts to chains.


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By Bad Sock Puppet
Nov 27, 2009
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

I deceiving little climb! I thought the crux was after the second bolt since I shot to the chains very easily. The crux move is tough, but once you figure out the correct movements the climb definately stays .11b...still hard for the grade though.
By jeffozozo
From: santa clara, utah
Dec 8, 2014
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Sandiness, tricky sequences, big pinches and a couple of long run-outs--an exciting climb to be sure. I personally don't like the slabby, thin top section. If someone hadn't kindly made big white tick marks on the only marginal feet near the top, I'd have pitched off for sure.