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Wave Goodbye 

YDS: 5.12+ French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12+ French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Glenn Schuler
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Submitted By: Kevin McLaughlin on Mar 25, 2008

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Wave Goodbye starts left of the obvious crack (Hee...
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Description 

The left end of the Lounge has a section of wall that looks just like a huge wave about to break. Here is Wave Goodbye. Hard technical balance and power combined make this route a brute. Unrepeated at this writing.


Protection 

Bolts.



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By Scott Bennett
Mar 17, 2014

I really enjoyed the thin tech-y climbing at the start of this route but then bailed off the 5th bolt due to loose rock. There are a few big, (very) loose flakes, both to the right and left, and I couldn't find a way through the roof that didn't endanger my belayer.

It was late in the day, so I didn't make an effort to rap in and trundle the flakes, but it seems like this would be a good idea. If the rest of the route is as good (and hard!) as the beginning, it'd be a worthy project.