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Rock Climbing Photo: 4. New River Gorge Homesick Blues, 9+. 5. The Viru...
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By Greg Mionske
From: Boulder, CO
Apr 27, 2007
Does anyone know what The Virus #5 in this photo is rated?
By Leo Paik
Administrator
From: Westminster, Colorado
Apr 27, 2007
The old rating from the guidebooks is 12a. It is very hard on the left index finger. Felt harder than 12a from the perspective of an average climber. Once you clip the 2nd bolt, it eases way up.
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4. New River Gorge Homesick Blues, 9+.
5. The Virus, 12-.
6. Thick Crust, 7.
7. Unnamed Face, 10+.
8. Big Dihedral, 8.
9. Lemons, Limes, and Tangerines, 8.
10. Protection from the Virus, 10.

Submitted By: Michael Komarnitsky on Jan 1, 2001
On this route:
Big Dihedral (5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c )
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