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Sophie's Choice 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Ben Chapman & Pam Neal
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Submitted By: Benjamin Chapman on Apr 1, 2013

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A leader working the pockets of "Sophie's Cho...

Description 

A bouldery start leads up the featured face to amazing small pocket climbing around the right end of the roof, and a right trending series of small pockets. As the pockets end move left and onto the lower angle slab.

Location 

Just left of the small tree at the south end of The Canyon. Sophie's Choice begins right of the slab, right of the gap between The Egg and the left wall of the canyon.

Protection 

6 bolts & 2-ring Fixe anchor.


Photos of Sophie's Choice Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Cruising "Sophie's Choice."
Cruising "Sophie's Choice."
Rock Climbing Photo: Having a great day in the "First Corridor.&qu...
Having a great day in the "First Corridor.&qu...
Rock Climbing Photo: The bouldery opening moves of "Sophie's Choic...
The bouldery opening moves of "Sophie's Choic...
Rock Climbing Photo: A climber working through the crux of "Sophie...
A climber working through the crux of "Sophie...
Rock Climbing Photo: Enjoying a sunny winter day on "Sophie's Choi...
Enjoying a sunny winter day on "Sophie's Choi...
Rock Climbing Photo: Bouldering the start of "Sophie's Choice.&quo...
Bouldering the start of "Sophie's Choice.&quo...
Rock Climbing Photo: Making the transition from steep pockets to the sl...
Making the transition from steep pockets to the sl...
Rock Climbing Photo: A climber enjoying the stellar pockets on "So...
A climber enjoying the stellar pockets on "So...
Rock Climbing Photo: Sophie's choice
Sophie's choice
Rock Climbing Photo: Nearing the transition to the upper slab, on Sophi...
Nearing the transition to the upper slab, on Sophi...
Rock Climbing Photo: "Sophie"
"Sophie"
Rock Climbing Photo: Another satisfied customer descends from "Sop...
Another satisfied customer descends from "Sop...
Rock Climbing Photo: Moving on up on "Sophie's Choice."
Moving on up on "Sophie's Choice."
Rock Climbing Photo: Pam sending "Sophie's Choice" in 80's st...
Pam sending "Sophie's Choice" in 80's st...
Rock Climbing Photo: Sophie's Choice.
Sophie's Choice.
Rock Climbing Photo: Cruising Sophie's Choice.
Cruising Sophie's Choice.
Rock Climbing Photo: Pulling the opening moves on "Sophie's Choice...
Pulling the opening moves on "Sophie's Choice...
Rock Climbing Photo: Late afternoon on Sophie's Choice.
Late afternoon on Sophie's Choice.
Rock Climbing Photo: Natalie Strasser on TR
Natalie Strasser on TR
Rock Climbing Photo: Enjoying the sweet pockets of "Sophie's Choic...
Enjoying the sweet pockets of "Sophie's Choic...
Rock Climbing Photo: Leslie coming down after leading Sophie's Choice
Leslie coming down after leading Sophie's Choice

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By NancyM
From: Acton, California
Jun 22, 2013

Nice route, Ben and Pam!
By Tim Moore
Aug 24, 2013

Nice little route that is fun and well bolted.

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