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Thieves in the Temple 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Fred Berman, Marty Lewis
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Submitted By: Tim Steele on Jan 12, 2007
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Mike shakes out before the crux of Thieves in the ...

Description 

The route on the West face of the tower, to the left of the bolted off-width.

Climb past a small "roof" before tackling the sustained upper headwall. A power endurance test. Considered a gorge classic.


Location 

West face of the tower.


Protection 

9 bolts + mussy's.



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Mike on the final section of Thieves in the Temple, 5.12a
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Thieves in the temple, 5.12a
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By andy patterson
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From: Santa Barbara, CA
Apr 4, 2011

Very sustained, very fun. In my opinion, there is no single "stopper" move, just a slew of respectably pumpy moves, which, when added together, make things difficult.

By Neil Rankin
From: Greensboro, NC
Apr 1, 2013
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a

Another classic 12a in the Gorge.

By Jeff Scheuerell
Feb 16, 2014

kinda sporty to the first bolt, I see a lot of folks using a stick clip here.