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YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Sport, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Dan Haughelstine
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Submitted By: mschlocker on Apr 16, 2007

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Tec-9. Lots of fun.

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Up through great patina flakes on a very cool wall.



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love the patina, one of my favorites
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By Christian "crisco" Burrell
From: PG, Utah
Mar 26, 2009

Crux felt like the first few moves. It was easy street after that.
By GregR
From: Tucson, AZ
Feb 14, 2011
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

This route is pretty fun, but super juggy, def a good place for a beginner to learn how to lead...
By ChaseLeoncini
From: San Diego, California
May 8, 2013
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

I know it's bolts, but i was on this about a month ago and recall a few spinning hangers and one of the lower bolts is in hollow rock. Well protected but be aware of these bolts for extra safety. Climb on.
By Eric M Parks
From: Campo, CA
Jul 27, 2014
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

We climbed yesterday with air temps around 106 degrees Fahrenheit, the rock was mostly in the shade and much cooler. The best part about climbing here during this time of the year is that you have the whole valley to yourself; we did not even see the border patrol making their rounds.

There were two spinning hangers but they were not sequential, I believe that it was the 2nd and 5th. The holds on this route are amazing. The first move, a step across from a boulder to the rock face, made me nervous so I stick-clipped the first bolt.
By Andy Nager
From: San Diego, California
May 25, 2015
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Fun route with great jugs. A welcome break from the friction routes on Sundagger Wall.
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