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Velocity Boy 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- British: E4 6a

   
Type: Sport, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Gould, Agulara (1994)
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Submitted By: Matthew Fienup on Mar 17, 2006
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Description 

This route follows the arete to the right of Danger Boy and joins that route at mid-height.

The opening moves are tricky and sequential--sometimes they feel absolutely dumbfounding. Once you're off the ground, straightforward and interesting moves lead up the arete to a large ledge. Once on the ledge, the route moves left and continues on the exposed upper headwall of Danger Boy.

For full value, avoid stemming wide to the concrete wall.


Protection 

7 bolts to open shuts.



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By JJ Schlick
Administrator
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Aug 24, 2008

Concrete is always "off" isn't it?

By andy patterson
Administrator
From: Santa Barbara, CA
May 30, 2009

At first glance, the opening moves of this route look frustratingly hard. Once you figure out the sequence, however, you might kick yourself for making things so difficult.

Good route. Much better than Danger Boy.

By kjohnson
Jul 5, 2009

Both good routes, WAY harder than rated.
july 09

By andy patterson
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From: Santa Barbara, CA
Aug 16, 2010

Yeah, this route is hard, but not "way" harder than it's rated. This type of rock can be slippery and confusing at first, but I would call this line solid 5.11c. No harder.