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The Boya from La Jolla Who Stepped on a Cholla 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Tom Kalakay & Peter Boveng 10/86
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Submitted By: Monomaniac on Dec 4, 2006

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On 'The Boya...' The line climbs the left face of...

Description 

This is the best route in the area, and probably one of the best 5.11s at Cochiti. The route ascends beautiful dark brown stone, with long cerebral moves. The crux comes low on the route, but its quite sustained throughout.

Location 

The far right end of the Upper Cliff band. The route ascends the left wall of a fairly large dihedral.

Protection 

6 bolts and 3 bolt anchor. The bolts on this one are a bit sketchy. Homemade, ancient-looking hangers. If leading, a stick clip is recommended.

A new TR anchor has been place on the rim, recommend backing it up with some webbing around the nearby tree.


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The crux seems to be moving left from this point to get to the 2nd bolt.
The crux seems to be moving left from this point t...
Rocks climbing.  Its all sugar from here on out!
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By Monomaniac
Administrator
From: Morrison, CO
Aug 30, 2007

Right you sre. Thst wsa s typo. Ys know how it ia, "a" is right next to "s" on the 'QWERTY' keybosrd.
By Jason Halladay
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From: Los Alamos, NM
Aug 30, 2007

Monomaniac wrote: Right you sre. Thst wsa s typo. Ys know how it ia, "a" is right next to "s" on the 'QWERTY' keybosrd.

:-) Funny!