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The Good Witch 

YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c

   
Type:  Sport
Original:  YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c [details]
FA: Scott Ayers
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Submitted By: Scott Tucker on May 9, 2006

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Description 

Great first lead.

Location 

Left route on the low wall past the first two towers.

Protection 

Bolts & chains.


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By Braxtron
From: ...
Mar 23, 2007

Hard to give this climb any stars. However, it's a perfect first outdoor climb, since: it's ueber easy, there's a 5.5 next door, and plenty of other easy climbs nearby. Too bad about the droves of people, though.

Note to you guys who want your first outdoor lead to be a 5.7: practice on really easy stuff, like this climb, to get the basics down. I've seen too many people nearly kill themselves because of a terrible mix of pride & stupidity.
By Adam Block
From: Tucson, AZ
Jun 25, 2010
rating: 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c

Thanks for bolting this one Scott! I'm giving it three stars for being the best 5.4 on Lemmon.

This is a perfect first climb for anybody and there aren't many people willing to stick the time and money into bolting 5.4s so major points for bolting a climb for everybody!
By A.P.T.
From: Truckee,Ca
Jun 25, 2010

I remember taking some big whippers on this one. Pretty damn hard for a 5.4 Its more like a 5.5 +
By Adam Block
From: Tucson, AZ
Jun 25, 2010
rating: 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c

You'd need one hell of a running start to take a whipper on this one, good thing for the huge ledges up top.
By KristinaB
From: Tucson, AZ
Sep 1, 2011

This was my second outdoor lead climb ever; easier than the first as I was comforted in knowing what to do upon reaching the chains. The is an ideal climb for a first time lead especially with the ledge in there- gives one a moment to celebrate their courage!
By Kerry Mc
From: Lawrence, KS
May 31, 2012
rating: 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c

Fun & friendly route for a first lead & drilling some basics (rappelling, cleaning, coaching gym climbers to stop to looking for tape). An excellent welcome to Mt Lemmon- thanks!
By Toby Wehler
From: Chicago, IL
Mar 31, 2013
rating: 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c

Cool to see a nice bolted 5.4...black streak in the wall is pretty sweet.
By Brandon Baldwin
From: Sahuarita, AZ
May 5, 2013
rating: 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c

Definately a 5.4. I can't tell the difference between 5.4 and 5.5, but my 7 year old can just barely climb 5.4s and he was able to make it to the top.

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