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Such A Line 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Mike Waugh & Jim Mathews 11/86
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Submitted By: David Evans on Jan 1, 2005
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Yosemite style action.

Description 

Such a Line is the proudest crack line at the Zebra Cliffs. This Yosemite style splitter is strenuous and intimidating. An awkward right leaning hand crack leads to a pod (5.10c). Exit the pod and climb the right hand branch to the top (5.10d).


Protection 

Standard rack to 3".



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By Randy
Mar 8, 2004
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b

An excellent route, 3 of 5 stars. Likely the best route on the crag.

By Vernon Stiefel
Sep 22, 2005
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b

I placed a bomber stopper high in the left crack with a long runner before veering into the right crack. If the rock quality was better I would give this route 4 out of 5 stars. Regardless, the climbing was fantastic.

By Will S
From: Joshua Tree
Jan 25, 2009

Yosemite style splitter? Huh? Anyway, this is the best looking line at the crag and probably the longest as well. Quality but somewhat awkward climbing climbing in the flare. Inexplicably gets no stars in Vogel.

By Richard Shore
Jan 9, 2012

A number of shoulder-length slings are helpful on this route to reduce ropedrag. Many of the placements are deep inside the flare and pod. Excellent jamming with beautiful hands down low and a fingery crux up high.