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Steel Reserve 

YDS: 5.13b/c French: 8a+ Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: X- British: E7 6c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.13b/c French: 8a+ Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: X- British: E7 6c [details]
FA: D. Mabe / P. Rullman, 2011. FFA: Sam Davis, June 2012
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Darren Mabe on Jun 27, 2012
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Description 

Looming over the hobo cave awaits this steely-eyed test-piece. One perfect weakness climbs this extremely overhung face. Start from the obvious jug at the arÍte and crank through the first of two high-gravity bouldery cruxes. Thin and sharp crimps, pockets, and yes, even a jug or two, pack a punch in just under 60 feet of dacite.


Location 

The overhanging bulletproof face above the hobo cave as you arrive to the Jungle.


Protection 

6 bolts. usually with fixed draws.
stick clip the 1st one or bring a crash pad. The horizontal crack at the start of Jungle Buzzard can be used to re-direct the belayer. Long draw on bolt 3 to clip from the jug.



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Matt G. giving Steel Reserve a strong attempt.
Matt G. giving Steel Reserve a strong attempt.
Eric Deschamps working Steel Reserve...
Eric Deschamps working Steel Reserve...
Eric Deschamps and Steel Reserve.
Eric Deschamps and Steel Reserve.
early attempts on the hobo project
early attempts on the hobo project
A hobo's choice liquor to exit this reality...
A hobo's choice liquor to exit this reality...
Eric Deschamps working hard on the project, an exquisite area testpiece.
Eric Deschamps working hard on the project, an exq...
Satoshi Matsudaira leads Steel Reserve on 8/12/2012 twice with a fall, and second time in the rain!
Satoshi Matsudaira leads Steel Reserve on 8/12/201...
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By JJ Schlick
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From: Flagstaff, AZ
Jun 28, 2012

Crushing hometown projects must feel good... Nice send Sam!