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Left Twin, The T,TR 
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Phallacy of Symbolism, The TR 
Right Twin, The T,TR 

The Right Twin 

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

   
Type:  Trad, TR
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: Tom Anderson-Brown on Mar 21, 2002

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BETA PHOTO: The Left Twin (6) and The Right Twin (7)

Description 

The Right Twin climbs up a left-trending inside corner. Use ledges and cracks to ascend up to a slight overhang. Climb through the overhang and into a nook to the top of the climb.

Protection 

Standard Rack


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The Right Twin (7) and Great White Hope (8) with Birthday Crack to the right
BETA PHOTO: The Right Twin (7) and Great White Hope (8) with B...
Steve Z. sweating up Twin Crack (right) on the lead. 7-17-11.
Steve Z. sweating up Twin Crack (right) on the lea...

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By Tradoholic
Oct 5, 2011
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

This has become very polished.

Add some extra by heading up the arete or face on the right at the top.
By Doug Hemken
Administrator
May 29, 2012
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13

The gear gets tricky as you move past the ancient pitons (don't trust those!) and into the crux. The upper gear is okay, but will cost you a little thought and finagling.
By Burt Lindquist
Administrator
From: Madison, WI
May 29, 2012

Yah! Those top moves..... you think you should move right past the little overhang move but the best holds are actually straight above. DOH! Save a blue BD Camelot (3) for the hand slot above the same little overhang mentioned. The move one makes to move up and past the crappy pitons feels the hardest single move to me... you gotta commit to that little pistol grip in the more rightish crack.
By Joe "Big Boi" Osterman
From: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Jun 18, 2013
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Definitely a good test of your nerves and ability to place gear creatively. Fun moves to the top out!
By Josh Olson
From: madison, wisconsin
Jul 29, 2013
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13

Love clipping pitons pre-crux. The gear on this route is definitely all there, but the fall from anywhere would probably get pretty awful pretty quick. Exciting route, for sure.