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Watusi Rodeo 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a R

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Rick Shull, Brad Henderson 1989
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Submitted By: Steve Powell on Aug 26, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: New Pygmy (5.9 R) on the left and Watusi Rodeo (5....


crux is at the start. easier to traverse in from the right


twenty feet east of the fence is a south facing formation with one bolt. there is also a left diagonalling seam/crack on the right side of the formation. this route climbs the seam/crack


one bolt, and pro to .75
build anchor with small gear

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By C Miller
Aug 28, 2007
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a

The bolt was added by unknown climbers long after the FA (around 2000/2001) .

By Brandt Allen
From: Joshua Tree, Cal
Aug 9, 2009

Gotta wonder why the bolt is there. The crux moves are at the bottom, and from the spot where I clipped the bolt, I could get gear in the crack, after which the climbing above gets much easier.