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Source of Madness 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: david quinn 2/96
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Submitted By: lee hansche on May 24, 2007

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good look at the very top of this climb

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A super-burly start out the low roof leads to a good rest and some easier climbing and another crux above. This one being more annoying than hard. The mantel at the top is a little grovelly and deciding what to use for holds was the crux for me.

Overall, it climbs like a couple boulder problems stacked on top of each other. If the roof moves were higher up, it would be 5.12 for sure 'cause they are hard.

If you have bouldery strength and are looking to tick a hard 5.11, this one could be for you.


Second from the left side of the crag...Starting under the low roof....


4 bolts to chains.

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By Eric Leclerc
From: Montreal
May 19, 2015
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a

Very hard to tell but if you asked me how hard is the start, I would say V6. Very strange for 5.11d.
By lee hansche
From: goffstown, nh
May 24, 2015

yeah, it's pretty damn hard...

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