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True Value 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Flagstaff Oldschool
Season: Fall, winter, spring
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Submitted By: Aimee Rose on Mar 30, 2006

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Rest before the crux

Description 

A crag classic. Begin up steep pockets two lines to the left of Mr. Slate. A few 5.10+ technical moves leads you to a great rest at the break below the roof. The crux at the roof (once protected by an ancient drilled pin) is both powerful and technical. After that the grade backs off a bit to the chains.

Location 

The third route from the right side of the tower.

Protection 

8 bolts to chains. Again, please don't toprope off the chains.


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By Chris Tatum
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Apr 25, 2009

All bolts replaced 4-24-09 except second bolt because it was pretty new. Piton at the roof broke off inside the hole mid-shaft on second pull.
By Jason Chinchen
From: Bend, Oregon
Jun 22, 2009

Thanks Chris!