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Union Man 

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

Type: Sport, Chipped, 1 pitch, 35'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Gary Henning, 2011
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Submitted By: C Miller on Mar 3, 2012
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Climb a dirty slab up to the base of the roof, reach up and out to a good pocket in the roof and then power over with no feet until able to get established over the lip. Finish up blocky ledges to reach the anchors.

Bees are active on the lower portion of this climb when it's warm out so be warned!


Face to a roof right of a large left-facing corner (Some Assembly Required).


6 bolts, 2 bolt anchor

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By Nelson Day
From: Joshua Tree, CA
Jan 14, 2013
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c

Finally a route where campusing at the gym actually has real life applicability!

By Sys Ex
From: Lake Forest, CA
Feb 2, 2014
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c

I don't understand why this climb only gets 1 star in the guidebook. I think its great! Really fun climbing out of the roof and a tad mental. I enjoyed it quite a bit!