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A Wing and a Prayer 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, TR, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Michael Crowder 1996
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Submitted By: Homer Patterson on Dec 13, 2010

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Description 

Another one-move wonder at Currahee. Has an interesting, well-protected move at the first bolt, then continues up through 5.8ish climbing. Has a great view from the top. I'm going with the rating in the latest (2005) Dixie Cragger's Atlas. I have been told and seen elsewhere this route is a 10c, but the crux felt more like a 10.

Location 

The start is at the left of a big ledge to the right of Dust Bowl Daze that is accessed at the gully.

Protection 

4 bolts to a two-bolt anchor. Can be top-roped by traversing from Dust Bowl Daze or By Gully.


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By TomCaldwell
From: Clemson, S.C.
Mar 1, 2011

A finger-sized cam can protect the opening moves before the first bolt. Slightly awkward getting established, so the cam is nice.

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