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The Soundtrack to Failure 

YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

Type:  Sport, 65'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Tom Helvie, Tim Steele
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Tim Steele on Jul 11, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: Soundtrack to Failure


Start in the perfect crack (protect with cams)and find yourself on a ledge. From here the climbing starts and includes a unique and delicate crux.


This is the right hand route on the wall.


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By Vic Lawson
From: Bishop, CA
Jul 23, 2010

Jeeze! Stop putting up such hard routes...I'm only strong in the winter! What size gear?
By Tom Helvie
From: Bishop, CA
Jul 25, 2010

If I remember correctly it's in the 1 to 1 3/4" range. The "trad" section is real easy though. The route is really a 3 star boulder problem in the middle of a 5.10 route. Probably not really a 3 star route though. I didn't want Tim's route to be lonely.
By Vic Lawson
From: Bishop, CA
Oct 2, 2010

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