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A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Stewart Green, Mike Heinrichs, and Sherry Heinrichs, 2006
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Submitted By: Karl Kiser on Aug 9, 2015

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Description 

There are tricky moves both above and below the first bolt. It looks a bit easier than it actually climbs. After the first two bolts, just continue to the top.

Location 

The route is the last route on the right in the area. Rap the route.

Protection 

Bolts to a chain anchor.


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By Stewart M. Green
Aug 19, 2015

FA: Stewart Green, Mike Heinrichs, and Sherry Heinrichs, 2006.
By Furthermore
Jun 20, 2016
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

This sure felt like an 11- instead. A wonky 11-. Both of the books - Green's "Rock Climbing Colorado" and Schmitt's "Eleven Miles to Freedom" - agree.
By Karl Kiser
Jun 22, 2016

I just checked Schmitt's book. He rates it 5.10b. I agree that the moves are hard to read at the first bolt, but it isn't a 5.11 move.
By Furthermore
Jul 8, 2016
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

Interesting for such the discrepancy. I don't actually own Schmitt's book (only remember glancing over the book at the crag), but I double checked Green's, and it's definitely marked as 11-. Whatever.

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