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Benefactor, The S 
Daisy S 
Depth of Field S 
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Mellow Gold S 
Nettle S 
Pitbulls on Crack S 
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Unknown S 
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YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Steve Edwards, sometime prior to spring 2010
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Submitted By: John Steiger on Aug 17, 2011

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This is the bolt line between Mellow Gold to the right and Pitbulls on Crack to the left. Of the four 12a's on the Choss Pile, this route is probably a touch easier than Mellow Gold, but harder than Depth of Field and Pitbulls. It is an excellent addition to the Garden, and the FA party should come forward for their laurels (and give us the name). Almost three stars.


As of this post, the third bolted line from the left of the crag (the first two are equipped with chain draws).


Draws, chains on top.

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By Boissal
From: Small Lake, UT
May 5, 2014
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

Excellent line with a couple of cryptic cruxes separated by a full rest. I think it lands somewhere between Depth of Field and Mellow Gold in difficulty, solid 12a or maybe 12-.
One of the holds in the first crux is wiggling and might need to be glued in order to keep the sequence from going to 12hard. I found the upper bugle to be brick hard but there are tow ways to go at it. I imagine I went the wrong way.

FA is Steve Edwards & ?. Same for the 12d to the far left of the crag.

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