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Syd's Slab 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, Sport
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Syd Howard
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Submitted By: mr. mystery on May 7, 2009

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This is a mixed climb on the left side of the slab. Slab up past bolts placing cams in the runout sections. Finish at an anchor.


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Cams, Bolts to Anchors

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Rock Climbing Photo: Nice route! Shot taken October 26th, 2013
Nice route! Shot taken October 26th, 2013

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By Jason Denver
Jun 20, 2009
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b

This is a nice and long route for the area with an awkward crux at the top. I think the anchor is just two hangers. Topping out is possible.
By burlap submariner
Apr 26, 2010

great vision for a route on Syd's part, a couple thought prevoking moves and a showstopper for the grade. Reminiscent of the top-out moves for George Hurley's "raise the roof".

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