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The interesting problem below 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 65'
Original:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Oct 25 2000 Christian Baird and Matt Gross
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Christian B. Baird on Feb 15, 2007

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A cross shaped crack in middle of a column

a clean steep line but sustained shallow gear
w/flared fingers and finger tips, one pitch


Durrance side; one crack right of Best Crack in Minnesota.
Wobbly locked-in start/stand on flake.

Rap off w/knots at ends of rope.


nuts to 10,aliens or offsets 2" and smaller

yes there are bolted anchors

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By Brian Scoggins
From: Laramie, WY
Sep 24, 2011

This description reads like a William Carlos Williams poem. Not sure if that's an insult or not.
By Nick Stayner
From: Billings, MT
Jul 26, 2012

That is one of the funniest things I've read on here. Thanks Brian.
By Lew Strong
From: Loveland/Vail, CO
May 13, 2014

all things turn bitter in the end
whether you choose the right or
the left way
dreams are not a bad thing.

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