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Victims of Fashion 

YDS: 5.12b/c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 3 pitches, 160'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12b/c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: J. Steiger
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Submitted By: tobin sanson on Jun 12, 2008

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Passing bolt 1, Tobin on the send.

Description 

Pitch 1--Traverse (protected by a 1.5 cam) right to the first bolt. Continue up the shallow dihedral passing a second bolt. Place a gold Camalot and a red Alien then run it out to a fixed pin located at the top of the dihedral. Lean out left and clip the bolt and climb over the bulge (crux) to chain anchors under the roof (5.11a).

Pitch 2--Pull the roof just right of the chain anchor (5.12b/c) and continue 25' to chains (bolts).

Rap from there with one rope (85') or keep climbing a 3rd pitch through loose rock 70' (5.10a).

Location 

20' right of Cryogenics.

Protection 

Bolts, #1.5 cam, gold Camalot, red Alien, chain anchors.


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Pulling the crux bulge.
Pulling the crux bulge.

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By j fassett
From: tucson
Aug 19, 2008

The first ascent party did pitch two with out a single bolt! The bolts on the second pitch should be removed, show a little respect!

JF
By Lynn S
Jul 5, 2011

The first pitch is very fun. A little footwork moving past bolt 1 then great holds all the way to a couple pumpy moves over the bulge. One of my favorite pitches on the Pass.