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Shipyard Rock
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Tsunami 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Vernon Phinney and Mike Engle in 1989
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Submitted By: Anonymous Coward on Jun 6, 2005

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Description 

To get there there is a crevice between where W.A.S.P. is and Waves. you boulder up there about 20 or 30 feet and its the second route from the left. This route is killer. It is up spines. it has great hold and awesome side pulls and very good rests.

Protection 

This route has awesome pro. There is about 5 or 6 bolts I think. The person who put up this route really knew what he was doing the rope runs perfectly though the spines.


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By Anonymous Coward
Nov 24, 2005

This route is a veritable wanderfest at best.
By joelhagan
From: Rapid City, SD
Oct 24, 2007

First ascent was by Vernon Phinney and Mike Engle in 1989. This route is not on Hornet's nest, but rather on Shipyard Rock.
By JimmyHann
From: Rapid City
Jun 29, 2015

This route shares the anchor with the second pitch of Waves. It is one pitch, and the scramble up to the base may feel a bit exposed, however, the climbing is easy. Better than Waves IMO and a much faster way to the summit. Get on it!
By Chris treggE
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From: Madison, WI
Jun 13, 2016
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

If you do the route to the top of the 2nd pitch of waves as suggested above (which is a great long pitch) you need a lot more than 5 or 6 draws as listed here. Maybe double that, I wasn't counting.

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