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Warrior Poet 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
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Submitted By: Erik Pohlman on Dec 20, 2006

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Follow the dihedral to a traverse left on pockets. Some face moves then lead you to the right angling roof crack. Follow it up and right to the anchor, never really pulling the roof, though. Good rock.


In the middle of the Washboard Area. The line follows the dihedral, then the right angling roof crack. Start on ledge above the belay ledge.


Bolts. 2 bolt anchor. Rap or lower.

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By Jon B
From: Kittredge, CO
Mar 26, 2012

Why does this route only get one star? I thought it had really good sustained movement with a good crux. Just wondering.
By Erik Pohlman
From: Westminster, CO
Apr 14, 2012


It's not sustained at all. It's pretty much a 5.9 to a 10' crux section at the end. It's good moves, but not a super classic for the area, in my opinion.

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