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The Drone 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Andy Knight
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Submitted By: Perin Blanchard on Oct 26, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: Drone Wall, middle right. 7. 5.12c 8. Rain Delay ...

Description 

Climb up onto the ledge on the right side of the crag, clip the first bolt on the bulbous rock, and then climb up to the face above. Pull pockets and a couple of underclings until the last bolt; clip this, then head for the chains.

This route suffers a bit by sharing chains; the ending is a bit unnatural.

Location 

The second-from-right bolted line; located on the side of the crag facing the road.

Protection 

5 bolts, chain anchors.


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Angela buzzing right up the Drone.
Angela buzzing right up the Drone.

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By friedrich.nietzsche
May 8, 2009
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

It's got its own set of anchors now and it feels much more natural.
By Tristan Higbee
From: Cambodia
Jul 15, 2010
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Fun route, great rock with cool pockets.