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The Left One 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: Almonzo on Dec 24, 2002

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Featured and fun.


This is a fun face climb on the upper crag at Hidden Jewels. The route is well-botled and not particularly steep, making it a relatively laid-back experience. The face is a bit thin in places, but is broken by dike-like striations for the hands and feet.

If you're climbing with a 50m rope, be sure to knot the end!


7 bolts. recommends carrying additional gear, but this is unecessary unless you want the exercise.

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By Christian
From: Casa do Cacete
Jul 27, 2005

I didn't really see anywhere to place pro anyway, except for a couple of spots close to the bolts...3 runout sections about 15 ft each..
By Scott Tucker
From: Tucson, AZ
May 9, 2006
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

There's one perfect crack for a small cam between maybe the 4th and 5th bolts, but it's easy to just run it out.
By Braxtron
From: ...
Jan 30, 2007

Take some small nuts if you don't like runouts.
By JayCap
Feb 16, 2010
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Two of the runouts can be protected with small nuts or cams. Only one goes without protection, and it is high up with no danger of ground fall or ledges. Fun route.

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