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Whipper Snapper 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
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Submitted By: esingleton on May 5, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: Whipper Snapper as seen from the base of the route...

Description 

Starts on the left side of a large cave. Pull through the crack onto low angle climbing. Finish out the roof.

Location 

Starts 30' left of Lounge Lizard.

Protection 

10 bolts to shuts


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By saxfiend
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From: Decatur, GA
May 21, 2012
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

Got on this one on toprope after my buddy led it with one fall up at the roof. It's all there, just a matter of having the stamina to put it all together. Great route!
By chummer
Nov 21, 2012

This is arguably the best .11a at the Obed.
By sanz
From: Raleigh, NC
Jun 3, 2013

really fun and steeper than it looks! pumpy for the grade if you're not used to steep jug hauling.
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