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The Alignment 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Ric Geiman and Steve Cheney, 1987. Equipped 2000
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Submitted By: Brad Short on Nov 30, 2002

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Description 

Start between Working Man and Blackman's Burden, at a solid, left-facing flake that curves up and right. As the flake ends, move up a short face (crux) to the shallow dihedral. Stem and jam the dihedral to the anchors.

Nice moves, good rock, and only one relatively sharp hold near the crux. Almost a candidate for three stars.

Protection 

7 bolts to anchors.


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By Larry Shaw
Sep 4, 2004
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

Route was very pumpy around the second and third bolts.
By jarthur
From: Westminster, CO
Mar 23, 2008

Pumpy and technical all the way to the flake where it backs off. I nearly got blown off this route from strong winds the day I sent. Luckily I tucked myself into the corner and waited it out. Super cool line.
By Ben Cassedy
From: Denver, CO
Nov 21, 2010
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b

Super fun. Makes for a great companion route with the 10c to the left (Three-Quarter Ton?) Both comparable in difficulty but totally different style. I had an easier time on this one while my partner had an easier time on Three-Quarter Ton.

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