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Survival of the Fittest 

YDS: 5.13a French: 7c+ Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 29 British: E6 6c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.13a French: 7c+ Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 29 British: E6 6c [details]
FA: James Hunter and Aaron Miller
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Aaron Miller on Mar 6, 2010

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Heading out the big roof Survival of the Fittest (...

Description 

Long steep roof climbing on left side of Solar Cave, just right of Natural Selection. Look for three fixed draws through the roof.

Location 

Currently the fourth route from the far left of the Solar Cave

Protection 

6 quickdraws, 3 fixed chain draws


Photos of Survival of the Fittest Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Cruising through the crux.
Cruising through the crux.
Rock Climbing Photo: Cruising through the finish Survival of the Fittes...
Cruising through the finish Survival of the Fittes...
Rock Climbing Photo: August cranking on the crux holds.
August cranking on the crux holds.
Rock Climbing Photo: Ben Hanna on the lower slab Survival of the Fittes...
Ben Hanna on the lower slab Survival of the Fittes...
Rock Climbing Photo: It's almost over!!!!
It's almost over!!!!

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By DisturbingThePeace
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From: Albuquerque, NM
Mar 29, 2010
rating: 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c

Fun roof climbing on pretty good rock. A blocky 5.11 start leads to a no hands rest at the third bolt. From here 12- roof climbing leads to a powerful then technical V5/V6 crux. I backcleaned the last bolt (4th) before the chain draws to help with rope drag, and waited until I was above the 8th bolt and through the crux to clip it.

Thanks for the hard work put into this area.

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