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Shortest Straw 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII British: E5 6a

   
Type: Sport, 65'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11c/d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII British: E4 6a [details]
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Submitted By: DisturbingThePeace on Jul 9, 2008
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Description 

Make a very bouldery start, cruxing on a long pull from a undercling to a good drilled? 3-finger pocket. Make a few more moves to pass the third bolt and pull the roof to a stance at the fourth bolt. From here it is no more than 5.9 climbing to the anchors.

The published grade is 12a, but this felt easier than that. Might have a few chipped pockets.


Location 

In the middle of Main wall, this route starts between Cowgirl Diplomacy and Pretty Pastries. Starts about 10 feet left of the low large roof.


Protection 

9 Bolts to Anchors, Stickclip



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By Hendrixson
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From: Tucson, AZ
May 16, 2011
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a

In my opinion no stick clip is necessary, two of the holds were drilled and it is slightly soft for the 5.12a grade. Nevertheless I enjoyed playing around on it.