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Tubesock Tanline 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a R

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: John Sherman, Alec Sharp
Fixed Hardware: 1 Lead Pin [details]
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Submitted By: Steve "Crusher" Bartlett on Apr 1, 2002

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  • Description 

    Sorta a direct start to the Wisdom. Well, I asked John if he wanted it added to the database, and he grumbled "I don't care, nobody can lead it since Derek passed on."Them's fighting words. First attempt on sight: Six zero Rps placed, four ripped while lowering. Yanked the other two out from the ground. The knifeblade, placed free on the lead, held a twenty-footer (twenty years ago). Recommended. Should be on every competent Eldo visitor's list.

    Protection 

    Upside-down knifeblade protection at the crux. John ripped out six 0 Rps.


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    By Anonymous Coward
    Jun 15, 2003

    Recommended??? Did you lead it Steve???
    By Brad Bond
    Jun 16, 2003

    Eric Johnson led this last summer in his effort to conquer his list of (personally) undone hard and heinous obscurities. His onsight attempt resulted in a fall that was held by the upside down kb, equalized with a small RP. He fell about 25ft and the rope caught him as he decked, providing just enough stretch to keep bones from getting broken. He went back up and sent it next try.
    By Steve "Crusher" Bartlett
    Jun 19, 2003

    Me lead it? Hell no. This is Verm's recommendation, not mine (as is the two stars). He's kinda shy and bashful. Besides, I'd certainly not call myself a competent Eldo climber.
    By Bob Rotert
    Mar 21, 2008

    I don't know Crusher. I've never heard anyone else call Sherman "shy and bashful"!!

    Maybe modest and humble, respectful and unpretentious, unassuming and tasteful? Maybe none of those? I don't know. I guess someone as unique and flamboyant as John Sherman defies description. But you could certainly call him one hell of a good climber!!