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Short Wave 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Chris Smith, 8/98
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Submitted By: lee hansche on May 11, 2007  with updates from Vertical Addiction

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BETA PHOTO: A- Air and Pleasant Danger 5.8 B- Short Wave 5.11b...

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Though this route ends half way up the cliff, I found it to be really fun with a challenging crux move and some cool 5.10 climbing mixed in....

Start to the right of Air and Pleasent Danger (5.8).... Climb up moderate moves to gain a 5.10ish section with a fun sequence.... Take a quick shake off and fire in to the crux where you will want to hit the holds just right to stick the mantel and clip the chains....

Thanks to its short length and the fact that a wall hangs over it, this route can be quite dry even in heavy rain....


2nd route to the left.... Watch your step behind you there is a big drop.... You might want to anchor in on belay....


4 bolts to a rap station.

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By stephane
From: sherbrooke
Aug 13, 2011

Super Fun !!
By Nick Grant
From: Natick, MA & Tamworth, NH
Aug 14, 2014

Attention newbie 5.11 leaders: this one's short, but it ain't easy! It's bouldery, and if you don't pull very hard (that's me), it really helps to know the sequence. The long right hand move under the big bulge is challenging.
By Matt Levine
From: Concord, NH
May 9, 2015

This is a blast. Fun route that I just wish was a bit longer.
By Eli Buzzell
From: Lives in a 4runner
Oct 5, 2015

This is a pretty great Spbouldering route, and a great intro to what a 5.11 crux should feel like.

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