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Tight Shoes 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b R

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8- French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 14 British: VS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: C Miller on Jan 1, 2002

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Anne Carrier on Tight Shoes (1985), and making it ...


Tight shoes may help on this one! Do a boulder problem start, like many on this rock, and weave your way up the face using edges, scoops and a couple of horizontal cracks.


Located between Chockstone Chimney and Double Crack.


Very little if leading, you might be able to wiggle in some gear (1-1.5") in a horizontal near the top but most will solo or top-rope this route.

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Rock Climbing Photo: "Tight Shoes". Photo by Blitzo.
BETA PHOTO: "Tight Shoes". Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Anne Carrier toproping Tight Shoes.
Anne Carrier toproping Tight Shoes.
Rock Climbing Photo: My 10 year old (in 1985!) son over the crux start ...
My 10 year old (in 1985!) son over the crux start ...

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By Blitzo
Sep 8, 2006

By Mike Mu.
May 23, 2007

that is a beefy 7!
By Doug McNair
Mar 9, 2010

5.7? Maybe I missed something, or several somethings. Seemed harder.
By Rodger Raubach
Sep 8, 2010
rating: 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c R

Decent training toprope climb; a bit stiff for the 5.7, so I'd call it a 5.8-. Indian Cove rock is grainy and a little on the crumbly side, so I suspact that the original rating has changed a bit....

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