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Sidesaddle 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Brian Quiter on Sep 29, 2002

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Description 

The right-most climb on the ort wall, and the most popular warm-up in the grotto. Big jugs with unnecessary slopers in between, the only difficulty is identifying which holds are good.


Protection 

5 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor. Either bring a sling for the third bolt, skip it, or deal with the drag.



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By Aron Quiter
Administrator
From: Oakland, CA
Sep 30, 2002
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

This was a great warmup, not too tough, not too easy.

Pick the right route for a 5.9.

The top anchors are definately getting thin, and I personally WOULD NOT top rope off of them.

By Andy Laakmann
Site Landlord
From: Bend, OR
Nov 25, 2006
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

There is a new route to the right, so this now the 2nd route from the right. Anchors are still dodgey in my opinion.

By Jason Ogasian
Apr 28, 2013

This is the line to the left of Cowboy Up. The anchor looks in good condition to me in April 2013.

By Eric Wilkins
Jun 9, 2014
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Pretty much a jug haul. Good route for a novice climber/leader.