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Zits S 
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Steps 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: nickv on Mar 11, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: The crux of Steps.

Description 

Climb up the ramp at the left end of the crag and then make reach up and into the left facing flake/crack (sometimes there is a bolt) and follow flake to the top. The step over into the flake is 5.8 the rest is only 5.5-ish.

Protection 

Mostly medium cams and one bolt that comes and goes. Tree anchor.

Location 

This is on the left end of the main wall and is very obvious.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Steps.
BETA PHOTO: Steps.
Rock Climbing Photo: Alan Jenkins and Christopher Lane having another g...
Alan Jenkins and Christopher Lane having another g...
Rock Climbing Photo: Christopher Lane taking a break on Steps.
Christopher Lane taking a break on Steps.
Rock Climbing Photo: Alan Jenkins stepping up.
Alan Jenkins stepping up.
Rock Climbing Photo: Steps.
Steps.
Rock Climbing Photo: Christopher Lane does some more steps.
Christopher Lane does some more steps.
Rock Climbing Photo: Christopher Lane rap'n at Steps.
Christopher Lane rap'n at Steps.

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By fez
Sep 27, 2009

It's 5.4, look in Boston Rocks.
By andyscott
From: Massachusetts
Mar 20, 2010

Pretty sure it 5.8 in Boston Rocks, a soft 5.8 tho.
By DFrench
From: Cape Ann
Mar 22, 2010

Yeah, I'd say getting yourself onto the slab proper is the only barely 5.8 move on there and it feels much easier once you know how to do it. The rest of the climb is no harder than 5.4
By Tyler Newcomb
Dec 13, 2013

I am confused in this route. Steps goes up to the first ledge, am I correct? What is after that, ther are bolts above it but I was not able to find out what that was, nor was I able I climb it. Any help would be great.
By chris21
Dec 13, 2013
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

Tyler, the slab above the ledge is the finish of Steps Direct which is the direct start and ~15ft of 5.10 slab above the anchors of steps. The upper slab is also climbed as a finish to Morning Glory and Zits.

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