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Shock and Awe 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 95'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: J.J.
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Submitted By: Adam Beck on Jun 7, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: Luke Cushman climbing Shock and Awe.


Really long; really cool route found at the Hideout in Muir Valley. Follows an obvious crack system that goes through some gently overhanging rock and up the length of the wall. An exciting adventure!


The dihedral located where the trail for The Hideout dumps.


Standard rack with runners. The wide crack staring down at you from 70 feet up narrows to a point where it will accept a bomber #2 Camalot up high.

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By Ryan Justen
From: St. Paul, MN
Jul 11, 2010
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Great route! Nice and long too. The quality of huge plate jugs at the top worried me a bit, but maybe that's because I'm not used to the Red
By Mark Cushman
From: Cumming, GA
Nov 16, 2010

Plates that you haul on above the roof are SCARY thin, but seem to be solid. Fun route!
By Jonathan Steitzer
From: midcoast, maine
Mar 7, 2011
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

Fun, easy

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