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Slow and Easy T 
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White and Young T 

Slow and Easy 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: roger martin and chuck zaikowski
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Submitted By: lee hansche on Jun 19, 2007

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brian heading up the beautiful crack of Slow and E...

Description 

Climb the crack to the left of Sticky Fingers (5.10). It is a beautiful right arching crack that looks way more straight forward than it is.
Jam and layback up the crack; you may be surprised at how thin the crack gets in the back. It's not a hand crack. There was no real crux as I could see, but it's a sustained pitch that wears you down over the full 80 or so feet. Tricky bugger...

Slow and Easy is a good route to get on while you wait for the crowds to thin on the full length routes.

Location 

Just to the right of Duet is a smooth less than vertical face with two right leaning cracks. This is the left one.

Protection 

Looks like it takes lots of big gear but it takes a selection so don't forget the small stuff.


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Gini dances up Slow and Easy
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By Jay Knower
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From: Campton, NH
Oct 5, 2008

This should be renamed "Sharp and Awkward."
By John W. Knoernschild
From: Wisconsin
Nov 6, 2008

That's freakin great Jay! LMAO
By kevin neville
From: Somerville, MA
Jul 8, 2013
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Beautiful varied climbing, fingers to fists; good pro, but stances to place it aren't always obvious. I enjoyed this a lot.