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Sphinx'ter Quits 

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

Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Glenn Payan and Jeff Thomson, 1996
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Submitted By: Peter Spindloe on Jan 21, 2007

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Do not park in the residential neighborhood! Park in the designated lot MORE INFO >>>


Just right of Mosquito is a boulder that once surmounted leads to this very fun face.


A couple of medium cams (1/2 to 1 inch) and long slings are necessary, but it's mostly bolted.

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By Mark Roberts
From: Vancouver, BC
Apr 2, 2013
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13

Old school spacing without being terrifying. Very reasonable and quite fun. Don't miss the nut placement between the first two bolts and risk groundfall like I did.
By Matt Hoffmann
From: Squamish
Jun 18, 2013
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Surprisingly fun! Neat movement that feels quite secure. Gear appears where you need it even though it doesn't look like it. Well worth doing.

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