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The Prawn 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Ward Smith 11/95
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Submitted By: lee hansche on Oct 3, 2007

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Description 

Off the beaten path but an interesting climb with cool moves. I wouldn't go out of my way for it but if you are in the area and looking for a mid grade 5.10 take a spin on it.

Stick clip the first bolt and step across the gap to get established on the climb. Make very awkward progress up the steep ramp heading up and right. The climbing involves balance and utilizing slopers and awkward holds to the second bolt. It gets a little easier from here. Continue up the ramp to good holds and clip the chains on the left.

Location 

This climb is not attached to Lower Vader but that's the closest cliff so it gets lumped in with it.

Hiking up from Darth Vader look off the trail to the left for a large boulder. Follow the rough trail and look for the obvious line.

Protection 

3 bolts to anchor


Photos of The Prawn Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Climbing the Prawn on a perfect day in mid march!
Climbing the Prawn on a perfect day in mid march!
Rock Climbing Photo: me on the prawn... funky little climb, but fun
me on the prawn... funky little climb, but fun
Rock Climbing Photo: Jakob cillin out after climbing the prawn... short...
Jakob cillin out after climbing the prawn... short...

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By Jeffrey.LeCours
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From: New Hampshire
Mar 17, 2010

Any comments on poison ivy along this approach? or did you not notice any?
By lee hansche
Administrator
From: goffstown, nh
Mar 17, 2010

im pretty aware of such things and i didnt see any...
By Mike Thompson
From: Manchester NH
Oct 13, 2013

bush wacked my way over to this on friday. looks interesting if for no other reason than its obscurity. I will be sure to give it a go next time I'm out
By Eli Buzzell
From: Lives in a 4runner
Jul 26, 2015

Did this climb today, saw no poison ivy, and had a lot of fun. I think there are more routes hidden in this talus field.
By Nick Grant
From: Natick, MA & Tamworth, NH
Jul 20, 2016
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Trail? What trail? Maybe it's all overgrown because it's July. I needed a machete to find the boulder. Once there, I found the climb trickier than I thought it would be.

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