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If the Shoe Fits

5.10a, Sport, 60 ft,  Avg: 2.4 from 76 votes
FA: Stuart Emerson, around 2003
California > Lake Tahoe > I-80 Corridor > Bowman/Emeralds > Emeralds > Benches > Kudos Cliff > Kudos Right
Access Issue: No overnight camping on PG&E property Details


New climb on the right side of Kudos Kliff. Shade till 11am then shaded by trees


6 bolts and lower off anchors

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The first climber is on the line
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Marcus McCoy
Yosemite Valley, CA
[Hide Comment] A hair harder than rebirth, at the crux, I thought. Mar 12, 2015
[Hide Comment] Had a little bit of everything. Power first, the balance, and topped off with a body contortion then 5.8 for the last three bolts. Favorite route on Kudos. May 25, 2015
[Hide Comment] Some fun thin sections. There seems to be a couple ways to wander around the crux moves on the direct line making the climb a bit easier. Aug 26, 2015
Mike Ferrell
San Francisco, CA
[Hide Comment] High first bolt, then well protected after that. Fun climb, but definitely tougher than Rebirth right next to it Sep 26, 2016