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The Flat Earth 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Eric Horst, May 1991
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Submitted By: Peter Franzen on Feb 12, 2006

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Description 

A poor climb that shares an anchor with Wedding Day. Loose rock at the top and funky climbing on the rest, there's not much point in hopping on this unless you're really desperate and everything else nearby is occupied. It'd be a tough lead, but it's a very safe top rope.

Protection 

6 bolts to a bolted anchor


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By Drew Peterson
Aug 30, 2008
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

While there is some loose rock at the bottom of the pitch, the rest is of good quality with interesting movement. While I respect the above comment about the route, I found it to be pleasant and not a bad lead at all. Despite one or two loose holds down low and a mandatory mono, it's a climb worth trying if you're bored with Heinous.
By Wolfgang Braun
From: Beavercreek, Oregon
Oct 13, 2008
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

The rock might be loose, but there are some good moves on it. In my opinion, a worthwhile climb. As more traffic is getting on it, the rock is becoming much better.
By Tara Reynvaan
From: Bend, OR
Nov 15, 2010
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

All in all, a fun bouldery route that is different in style for most climbs in this area. Although short in length and chossy on the bottom, it was a safe, thuggy route that Id recommend. Fun movement.
By Jon Rhoderick
May 11, 2012

A continually undervalued route. I feel like Watts' rating is likely because it is probably the only 5.12 in the Dihedrals he didn't establish. Great intro to the grade and mono holds cuz you can TR it.