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The Guillotine 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Louie Anderson (1997)
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Submitted By: Benjamin Chapman on Dec 12, 2009
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Description 

Starts up the left facing corner, clipping the bolts on the left wall. Once you reach the flake follow it up and left to Geezer's anchors.


Location 

The right most route on the wall. Climb the left facing corner below the right side of the wide flake.


Protection 

8 bolts to shared 2 open shuts.



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Matt B cleans up the flake and goes north to the anchors
Matt B cleans up the flake and goes north to the a...
On the flake.
On the flake.
Here is Brooke looking for the footholds.
Here is Brooke looking for the footholds.
Leading Guillotine
Leading Guillotine
Ryan B ....solid on the flake
Ryan B ....solid on the flake
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By Bidimpata-Kerim Tshimanga
From: Isla Vista, California
Mar 25, 2013
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a

Super fun route, though 10b feels like a little much. Once you get up the guillotine itself, it is one MASSIVE undercling most of the way up. Feet might be a little delicate but I think this route is more like 9+ or 10a. Again though, suuuuper fun route.

By Jamie Umbras
From: Los Angeles
Feb 24, 2014

Great route, area classic for sure. 10a/b seems like a fair grade. Not to be missed.