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Standback 

YDS: 5.10c/d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Bob Horan, 1998
Season: Fall/Winter
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Submitted By: bhoran on Jan 16, 2009

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Nearing the crux.

Description 

This is located on the multicolred wall right of Phantom Bridge, up above Werner's Legacy. Climb the sheer edge filled face past several bolts to a two bolt anchor. 75 feet.

Location 

It is located on the multicolred wall right of Phantom Bridge, up above Werner's Legacy.

Protection 

Bolts.


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Rock Climbing Photo: 1st ascent of Standback, photo: Bob Horan Collecti...
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By Dougald MacDonald
Mar 13, 2011
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

We didn't lead this, so we can't say for sure, but the clips didn't seem any more "tenuous" (D'Antonio) than the other routes in the area. Interesting and fairly sustained climbing. If you go directly up the arete high on the pitch, you can avoid a loose block out left and bump the grade up to solid 5.11, with great pro. Definitely recommended this way.
By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
Dec 8, 2014
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

The clips are not "tenuous" on this. The holds are small and not obvious at times, but if you find them all, the climb is very doable. It felt about 11a to me.

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