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The King Lives On 

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

Type:  Sport, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Gary Drexler, Jared Hancock
Season: year round
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Submitted By: russellHOBART on Mar 20, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: Start left of rounded arete


Lots of hidden holds and balancy moves


Climb begins of left of rounded arete and eventually twists around to the right


9 bolt and anchors

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By Gif Zafred
From: Pittsburgh, PA
Nov 30, 2010

Excellent warm up route. A little pumpy at the top as it kicks back. Very well protected.
By John Hartman
From: Fuquay Varina, NC
Apr 9, 2012
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R

VERY true that it kicks back. I know because I made it through the 9 bolts, then, due to bad footing and an under-developed clipping technique, it literally kicked me off at least 15ft. Wear a helmet if your not super-confident w/ leading.
By Nick Evans
Nov 10, 2015

Routes don't get an R rating just because you fell.
By S. Neoh
Nov 10, 2015
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

One of the best routes I did during my 2011 or 2012 trip to RRG. If memory serves, there is a good rest somewhere in the top 1/4 of the route. The finish is pumpy and a little tricky but the hand and foot holds (for this climb to go at low 5.10) are all there. Seems bolted safe enough.

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