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Vicious 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Bryan Smith/Kevin Evansen 2005
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Submitted By: 419 on Oct 11, 2011

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BETA PHOTO: Vicious 5.11a

Description 

Vicious is an 8 bolt sport line running up a segmented arête just left of Opdyke's Crack. Step left from the exposed ledge below Opdycke's Crack and clip three bolts on an arête. Mantle a ledge, then stay on the arête until forced to move hard right at the 5th bolt (crux). A few more pumpy moves on a steep face give way to moderate climbing on jugs before a thoughtful rightward traverse to reach the anchor shared with Opdycke's Crack.
Description provided with permission from Ozone Cliffband guide, thanks to Bryan Smith.

Location 

Left of Opdyke's dihedral/crack

Protection 

8 bolts


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By Micah Klesick
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From: Vancouver, WA
May 21, 2016
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

Great route, should be done more often! Slightly puzzling crux, but fun moves once you decipher it!
By bryans
Jul 25, 2016

As of July 2016, Vicious is fully bolted. No need to take any gear up this one any more. Also realized a direct start from the trail is possible. Maybe 25-30 additional feet of climbing up a nice 5-7ish chimney (has chalk) using gear to reach the first bolt. For full value.

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