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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Chris Smith, Ward Smith, Leslie Smith & Paula King, 2/94
Season: Winter
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Submitted By: John Wilder on Apr 21, 2007

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A fun route up the dihedral left of Sunny and Steep. Power up the overhanging dihedral and the work the delicate face above to a two bolt anchor with tow hooks for lowering.



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Killer at the top
Killer at the top
Not sunny for the photo but still steep. December ...
Not sunny for the photo but still steep. December ...

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By Andy Hansen
From: Longmont, Colorado
Dec 12, 2011
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

For not being so steep this route has a surprising amount of pump to it! Good climbing on good holds- save some juice for the top.
By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Mar 1, 2013

This route is now equipped with links and mussy hooks courtesy of the ASCA. Please leave these in place!
By Cunning Linguist
Mar 2, 2013

^^^^^^My six masters' degrees in engineering tell me that 2 drops of loctite save these kinds of posts and the eventual removal of the hardware that's paid for by kind donations.

That's just the benefit of spending 80 years in engineering school.

Or, having three brain cells, total. Stapled together. With duct tape backup.
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