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Strider 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 95'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Sam Lightner and Jacob Valdez
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Sam Lightner, Jr. on Feb 4, 2007

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The first ascent of Strider... we dressed like gir...

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Description 

Approximately midway across the wall, climb up a short dihedral to a bulge, then out right and up. Come back left near the anchors.
This was the first route on the wall. It orginally went to a ledge above where the anchor is, but we were on 50 meter ropes back then and everyone hated having to drag a rope up to rap off. So we lowered it (no change in grade or quality).
The entire wall was then called "Lord of the Rings Wall", cus we were reading the books, but King named it Lowtide in his first guidebook and the name stuck.

Location 

Middle of Lowtide wall

Protection 

12 draws


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