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The Green Mile 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Chapman & Neal
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Submitted By: Benjamin Chapman on May 28, 2011

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Enjoying the steep pockets of "The Green Mile...

Description 

"The Green Mile" climbs the wonderfully pocketed steep face on the far right side of The Egg Cup buttress. It is easily seen to the left as one walks up the trail into the shady First Corridor.
Climb the face left of the rounded flake on splendid pockets to a high 1st bolt. Continue up and right following the line of pockets to a large inclusion on the left. The pockets end and the face bulges out to yield a committing crux on small fingery edges, then more pockets to a last bolt and a series of awesome moves to an anchor below the ledge.

Location 

Left of the trail as you pass The Egg on the approach to the First Corridor proper. Just left of the rounded flake that forms the left edge of the huge hueco or solution pocket at the base of the east face of The Egg.

Protection 

5 bolts & 2-ring Fixe anchor (below the ledge).


Photos of The Green Mile Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Climber high on the "Green Mile" late in...
Climber high on the "Green Mile" late in...
Rock Climbing Photo: On the steep and well protected features of the &q...
On the steep and well protected features of the &q...
Rock Climbing Photo: Hiking the "Green Mile."
Hiking the "Green Mile."
Rock Climbing Photo: Flexing the muscles and pulling the onsight of the...
Flexing the muscles and pulling the onsight of the...
Rock Climbing Photo: The Green Mile about to claim another onsight vict...
The Green Mile about to claim another onsight vict...
Rock Climbing Photo: Climber enjoying the steep moves on the "Gree...
Climber enjoying the steep moves on the "Gree...
Rock Climbing Photo: Midway up "The Green Mile."
Midway up "The Green Mile."
Rock Climbing Photo: The thin crux of "The Green Mile"
The thin crux of "The Green Mile"
Rock Climbing Photo: Climber working the wonderful pockets on the "...
Climber working the wonderful pockets on the "...
Rock Climbing Photo: Pulling down on splendid pockets on "The Gree...
Pulling down on splendid pockets on "The Gree...
Rock Climbing Photo: Starting up the "Green Mile."
Starting up the "Green Mile."
Rock Climbing Photo: Working the moves at the crux of the "Green M...
Working the moves at the crux of the "Green M...
Rock Climbing Photo: Another leader pontificating the crux of "The...
Another leader pontificating the crux of "The...
Rock Climbing Photo: Starting up "The Green Mile"
Starting up "The Green Mile"
Rock Climbing Photo: Starting up "The Green Mile"
Starting up "The Green Mile"

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By Maxm
Apr 30, 2012
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

Probably the best line, but also the most difficult of the four routes on this wall. None of the moves, including the crux, are particularly hard by themselves; but the overall pumpy-ness should get you panting by the end.
By Chisel Less
May 8, 2012

It's a no star pile of rubble! Like all his routes. Should be called "The Pile" No joke Chiseled holds and all.
By Benjamin Chapman
From: Small Town, USA
Oct 3, 2012

The steepest line on The Egg Cup Buttress. A sweet line of pockets, with a gently overhanging committing crux on thin edges and crimps between pockets. Nothing chiseled on this great line.
By Richard O'Neal
From: Lancaster, Ca
Feb 22, 2016
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

Fun but difficult for my skill level. Bailed on the 4th bolt. My new Project, (get my biner back!) Any advice to fight the pump , regain my balance, and get past the crux?
By Benjamin Chapman
From: Small Town, USA
Mar 1, 2016

Richard...stay relaxed, stem, and keep your hips in.

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