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Steel Monkey 

YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Straussman and CO.
Season: Shade when it's warm, sun when it's cold.
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Submitted By: Vic Lawson on Apr 26, 2008

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Description 

Sustained thin and technical climbing punctuated by powerful, large moves off of less than desirable footholds. Considered solid for the grade.

Protection 

Bolts. Fixed draws on all bolts besides the first as of 4/26/08. (Don't steal 'em!)


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By Vic Lawson
From: Bishop, CA
Apr 26, 2008

Good route, very fun and technical. Helps to know some beta, but never a gimmie. Worth seeking out! All clips are fairly easy to make and the bolting is very safe.
By JamesLucas
Jan 20, 2012

I recommend making sure your hair is perfectly coiffed. You got to look good to climb good on this one.
By Luke Neufeld
From: Squamish, British Columbia
5 days ago

Be careful of second undercling mid way. I broke a piece off the first undercling and then When I grabbed the second one the whole thing shifted. Sketchy.... It's a big piece of rock that's directly above where the belayer stands and in my opinion it's just begging to be ripped off. Maybe it should get glued? You could pry it off but it might make it unclimbable or much much harder. Other then that great route. But it's definitely very dangerous for your belayer as it is currently.