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Thin Pockets 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Tim McMillan or Paul Landram (?), late 1960s
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Submitted By: saxfiend on Oct 14, 2007
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Description 

If you like crimpy, hard-to-protect face climbing, this excellent moderate will fill the bill. A strategically-placed bolt makes the necessary runout a little less intimidating.

Climb the steep face using the namesake "thin pockets" to a bolt midway up; if you want to get in some protection before the bolt, move up and right to a flake then back left to the bolt. Continue up to an overhang where you can finally place some pro, then move left to a crack in the overhang and follow it to the top.


Location 

The rightmost of several nice climbs on a wide flat wall between Beginner's Route and Broken Arrow; starts just right of Ghost Dancers. Rap from fixed anchors.


Protection 

Mainly small gear (nuts and tiny cams). Ring anchors at the top.



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By highneed
Sep 23, 2012
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a

Much easier and better protected than it looks.