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The Worm 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, TR
Original:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: aaron collins
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: ldsclimber on Sep 30, 2011

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Austin on the worm

Description 

climb a wide crack in a giant left facing dihedral on the left side of the exit gully. Starts in a tight chemney with a hand crack in the back, then turn a bulge and worm your way up the chest width offwidth. Two bolts will be added soon to avoid bad falls.

Location 

its on the shelf before you walk around to the amigos

Protection 

medium to wide gear with bolt anchors at the top.


Photos of The Worm Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Austin discovers he's closterphobic while inching ...
Austin discovers he's closterphobic while inching ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Austin showing a no hands on the worm.
Austin showing a no hands on the worm.
Rock Climbing Photo: Austin riding the worm
Austin riding the worm
Rock Climbing Photo: Soaking in the verde
Soaking in the verde

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By manuel rangel
From: Tempe, Arizona
May 6, 2013

I TRd the route yesterday. I think it's harder than 9+ and a lead would be difficult without bolts or shaky gear. I'm in for a shot ground up!
By Colin Kubarych
From: Phoenix, AZ
Jun 19, 2014

I don't think this route needs any bolts. There are some heads up sections due to rock quality, but overall the pro is reasonable

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