The Verdict (direct)
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Eddie trying not to pump out on The Verdict
The official crux is someplace within the first 30 feet or so, but the beauty of the climb lies in its sustained and slightly overhanging nature.
About 30 feet to the right of Buffalo Soldier.
|Comments on The Verdict (direct)
|By Linnea Williams|
Apr 21, 2008
Great climbing. Every move is totally doable, the holds are mostly friendly, and it is super-sustained.
|By Ian Walters|
Jan 1, 2009
Great route. Once when I was younger, I was upstaged by a 60+ year old free soloist between tries.
|By Keith Forest|
May 23, 2010
The original lead came in from the left using the horizontal crack above the second bolt on the direct. If done this way it is the technical crux of the entire climb involving a strenuous iron cross move. Probably 5.11b/c. 1 bolt on the traverse. The horizontal crack can be seen in the photo.