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38 Special 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Paul Sloan - 1992
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Submitted By: saxfiend on Sep 14, 2008

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My friend Jimmy clipping the first bolt


How well you do on this route depends on whether you can suss out the tricky and wandering sequence and still reach the bolts.

Climb the face on crimpy holds to a small roof; pull the roof and continue to the anchors.


Jimmywood section; starts on the face to the right of the Bear Mountain Picnic arete.


Four bolts, chain anchors.

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By saxfiend
From: Decatur, GA
Sep 14, 2008

I consider this to be one of the more poorly-bolted routes I've seen at Fosters as it doesn't seem to follow the natural climbing line. Be prepared for a nasty pendulum fall.
By Sumbit
From: My house
Nov 26, 2009
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

I have to agree the bolts don't really follow the natural line. Not a real good onsight route, there are lots of holds, many lead to a dead end. Weird but fun
By Karissa Sampson
From: Boulder, CO
Jul 24, 2016

I agree the line tends to run a bit to the left of the bolts, but the clips are from good natural stances. Underrated fun climbing.

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