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Taliban soup 

YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c

   
Type:  Sport
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b/c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
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Submitted By: adampeters on Jul 1, 2007

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Description 

Face climb and jug haul through the roof. Clipping the anchors could pose the most difficult part of this route due to pump factor.

Location 

just to the right of Egyptian Airbus

Protection 

8 QDs, Two bolt anchor


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clippin the anchors of Taliban soup as a thunderstorm is rolling in.  The roof kept me dry, but not my belayer
BETA PHOTO: clippin the anchors of Taliban soup as a thunderst...
Climbing through the technical crux moves of Taliban Soup.  The crux for me was the pump at the top.
Climbing through the technical crux moves of Talib...
Osama climbing Taliban Soup for Halloween
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By Erik Pohlman
From: Westminster, CO
Nov 2, 2008
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

All draws are fixed on this route now.
By daniel ballarin
Oct 12, 2009

There is no reason to not try this route. FIXED DRAWS, FUN ROOF, and WELL PROTECTED. The crux was just below roof. I just heel hooked with my left foot and crimped through. Not too hard for a 5.11. Relax on the roof and hang if needed.