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Santa's Nightmare 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 25'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: P.Adamson, J.Adamson, C.Hall, D.Morton July 2008
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Submitted By: Ian Lingley on Feb 7, 2012

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Description 

Climb a large flaring chimney. Pull up on a hanging block and climb tight moves to the top.This climb offers nice jams but may feel harder than the grade depending on your approach.


Location 

Left side of 2nd tier, Just right of My 3 Friends.


Protection 

Standard Rack, you might want a #4.



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By Ian Lingley
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Aug 30, 2012

Hey Liam,
Based on your star rating I don't think you have climbed many chimneys. This route is something very different from the typical face climbing in NB and requires true chimney and off-width technique. I would recommend wearing pants and shirt.