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Which Old Witch 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Sport
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Scott Ayers
Page Views: 3,866
Submitted By: Scott Tucker on May 9, 2006

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Description 

Fairly exciting moves for a 5.6+ sport route. Good variety of moves.

Location 

On second tower, left of Lullabye League. Goes up to precarious-looking giant peanut.

Protection 

Bolts & chains.


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Melinda at the anchors just below the massive overhanging peanut.
Melinda at the anchors just below the massive over...

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By Scott Tucker
From: Tucson, AZ
May 9, 2006

The guides all say 5.6+, but this seems a solid .7 to me. There are a couple tricky spots. The stance at the overhead anchors always seems a tad sketchy to me as well, so watch the long reach up.
By Braxtron
From: ...
Jul 23, 2007
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Useless info for your enjoyment: As of 7-23-07, this climb had 2,533 page views. Incredible Hand Crack
had only 2,432 & The Nose came in at #3 with 1,072. Good thing climbs are rated by stars and not by page views.
By Hendrixson
Administrator
From: Tucson, AZ
May 8, 2010

I wonder why this climb has so many page views? As of this posting:

The Nose: 12,076
The Incredible Hand Crack: 9,867
Steve's Arete: 2,969
Which Old Witch: 2,940
Agathia Cristie Direct: 2,770
Lizard Marmalade Direct: 1,262
By Derek Anderson
From: Tucson,AZ
Sep 4, 2011

there is a variation to this by starting in the little cave to the right/below the first bolt, start below the bolt bouldering up and over to the first bolt then up.... maybe adds a little bit to the grade but it is fun someone else must have done it too.