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The Burly Wench 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: EFR, Mary Rudy, Erik Murdock,'05
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Submitted By: 1Eric Rhicard on May 2, 2011

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Description 

Slab to bulge with pockets. A tad grungy in 2005 may be better now.

Location 

On the buttress between Life O Riley and Witches Promise

Protection 

Bolts


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By Eric Whitbeck
May 2, 2011

Why bolt a one star route?
By Chuck McQuade
From: Golden, CO
May 2, 2011

If this is the route Im thinking about its actually not that bad, Id give it 2 stars for sure and say its defiantly worth tieing in for.
By Jason Halladay
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From: Los Alamos, NM
May 3, 2011
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

Erik Whitbeck wrote:
Why bolt a one star route?
No offense but, why not bolt the route smack in the middle of sport climbing area? It adds some variety, helps distribute crowds and offers another warm-up. One star is defined as "OK" and I've climbed many enjoyable one-star routes. If the FA folks have the time, energy and hardware, I believe it's a fine idea.
By Eric Whitbeck
May 3, 2011

None taken. I just wonder how we can complain about human impact at the tower and yet we keep bolting and posting routes. You can not have it both ways.
By Dunbar Carpenter
From: Albuquerque, NM
May 30, 2016

Were it not for slightly subpar rock quality, this would be a 3-star route in my book. An X-marked hold in the lower section and a little gritty in the upper; a little clean-up could help. Not as "pure" as Sleeping Beauty, but very interesting and varied climbing; definitely under-rated and as good as anything on this wall climbing-wise.

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