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The Caterer 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ British: E5 6b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12 French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: VIII+ British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Moe Hershoff and Vaino Kodas, 2004
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Submitted By: Ron Olsen on Jun 7, 2006
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BETA PHOTO: The Caterer and Drop Zone.

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Start just right of Jungle Blues From Jupiter. Climb up to a short right-facing corner and then follow a series of bulges finishing with some sustained face climbing. An excellent pitch.

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9 bolts and a small piece or two for the first corner. 2-bolt anchor.

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By climberboy2
Nov 7, 2006
rating: 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b

This route is hard! It's the hardest route I've completed; roughly 12c. I TR'd the route twice after my partner Jason climbed the nearby 10b to drop the toprope. Despite a couple no-hands rests, the route is very sustained with hard 11 and easy 12 over and over throughout the route. The crux is definitely the little headwall midway up the route. Here a dyno is made off two sharp crimps and undercut feet...very tough. This route left my finger cut and bleeding. Once you power through the dyno, you're still left with lots of scary crimpers and edges above before reaching the anchors.

I'll be going back soon to try the lead!

By climberboy2
Nov 18, 2006
rating: 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b

I got on the sharp end today! Finished the lead today, but didn't get it clean yet, still fell at the crux...but I'll be back for the redpoint soon.

Can anyone else comment on the 12c rating?