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The ILL (Ian and Lance Line) Route 

YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Lance Hadfield, Ian McMillan
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Submitted By: Aaron Miller on Nov 24, 2008  with updates from George Perkins

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Ian Mcmillan on the 2nd ascent working through coo...

Description 

Start up steep pumpy blocks and climb through technical crux at bulge to bolted anchor.

Location 

Right side of "Solar Cave", second route from end.

Protection 

7 bolts to a two-bolt anchor. The fifth bolt has a fixed cable draw on it.


Photos of The ILL (Ian and Lance Line) Route Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Ed Strang high on The ILL
Ed Strang high on The ILL
Rock Climbing Photo: Ian Mcmillan making long moves through the start o...
Ian Mcmillan making long moves through the start o...
Rock Climbing Photo: Power moves at the start on The ILL
Power moves at the start on The ILL
Rock Climbing Photo: Ian Mcmillan nearing the end of the first difficul...
Ian Mcmillan nearing the end of the first difficul...
Rock Climbing Photo: Brendan climbing The ILL
Brendan climbing The ILL

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By LeeAB
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From: ABQ, NM
Nov 24, 2008
rating: 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b

I believe Ian McMillan was involved in the bolting and cleaning of this line as well. I have not asked Lance what they called it and as such had been referring to it as The ILL (Ian and Lance Line) Route, of course they may have come up with a name as well.

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