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Special Olympics 

YDS: 5.11c/d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E4 6a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Rob Robinson, Chick Holtkamp, Eric Zschiesche - 1981
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Submitted By: bbrock on Sep 26, 2007

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Near the end of the difficulties


Amazing finger crack with plentiful gear. One of the most beautiful lines in the area. Lots of finger locking and crack technique required.


One of the first Roadside wall routes. This climb is so striking you will not miss it. In between two sport climbs.


Up to 2 inches

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So easy, a four year old can do it!
So easy, a four year old can do it!
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Special Olympics.
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By Stone Brew
From: Chattanooga, TN
Oct 25, 2008

If the route were 50 ft tall it would be impressive, but its barely 30 ft tall and graded softer than my Southface Bimbo down jacket. No hard moves, but a great route to run laps on, LOTS of laps.
By cshuey77
From: Asheviile,nc
May 27, 2010
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

great fingerlocks, and great gear. wish it were longer.
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