|Type:||Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 70'|
|Consensus:||YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]|
|FA:||Bob D'Antonio & Greg Hand|
|Submitted By:||Tony B on May 11, 2009|
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By Greg Hand
From: Golden, CO
Mar 28, 2010
|This is called Slight of Hand. FA: Bob D & Greg Hand.|
Nov 13, 2010
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
An ok route, but the bolt at the crux would be better located if it was to the right a bit. At its current location, you are looking at swinging fall into a slight offset. Probably wouldn't kill you but probably not fun either.
Given the bolt location, I thought it went straight up, but the holds run out and you end up looking at a bulging, smooth mantel well above the bolt. Ended up down climbing and going to the right in a fairly pumped state, which felt kind of exciting for some reason.