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Smears for Fears (aka Poodle Pile) 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: (TR) Chris Miller, April 1998, FL: Tad Newman & Ronnie Miller, 1998
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Submitted By: C Miller on Jan 21, 2013

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Description 

This unpleasant route should never have been bolted. Grain your way up the face/arete left of Ren cursing as your footholds fall away to the ground and into your belayer's eyes...it may clean up sometime in the next century. Deserving of negative stars if that's possible.

Location 

Just left of Ren.

Protection 

4 bolts (3/8"), gear to 3" for the anchor


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By G Frisby
From: Orange, CA
Apr 25, 2013

Chris' route description gave me a good laugh. Thanks, Chris. I won't be wasting my time on that one.