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Routes in Iliada Right

Beautiful Helen S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Ekavi S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Ektor S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Nestoras S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Oetida S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Padroni e Pagliacci S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Paris S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Polipitis S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Zorba le Gros S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
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Type: Sport, 80 ft
FA: Claude & Yves Remy, 2004
Page Views: 77 total · 1/month
Shared By: Top Rope Hero on Oct 27, 2011
Admins: Luke Bertelsen, Jason Halladay

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Polipitis is a wonderful and highly exciting disease characterized by the obsessive need to switch between pulling up on out-of-sequence, numbingly small pockets to making backflip monkey moves on overhanging tufas.

Jump on this line and you too will be pleasantly infected.

OK, to be fair, this is PROBABLY only three stars for all the discontinuity. But it's still a damn fine line—especially if'n 12a is your limit grade.

As for that, it's probably also at best a gateway 12. More likely a cruxy 11d. Again, just to be fair. So don't send this one and go spraying all your mates about how you're now a "12" climber. You still got work to do, buddy.


The very left arete/edge of the upper Iliada Right cave. Scramble way up 'n' left onto the cave ledge to belay.


About a dozen draws. A good Transmogrifier to go from wall technician to gorri-zilla.


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