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Abrazos y Chingazos 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Jack Hunt and Norm Slade
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Submitted By: Mike Anderson on Dec 10, 2005  with updates from Jake Dickerson

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This route is located at the end of the "French" Wall, right around the corner as you enter the canyon. Start by scrambling up some choss, then step out left to a reachy clip (easily stick-clipped). The crux is in the first 15' or so...traversing out left to the rounded prow, then up to the ledge. From the ledge, slab up some mossy jugs to big fat chain anchors.

I don't know why nobody climbs's a good route, with good rock and fun moves. There are TONS of good 11+ routes in the canyon, and it seems like 90% of the traffic sticks to "Rocket Man" and "...Weenie Way"...try these routes, they're good!


Five or six bolts.

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By Slade
From: Gunnison
Sep 25, 2010

Climbed this today. I just had to, considering the name AND someone with the last name of Slade put it up. Getting up the blocky section to make that reachy clip out left isn't too bad when you don't think to hard. The next few moves to get clip 2 and clip 3 is tough. Once past the 3rd backs off. The second headwall is full of good stuff to pull down on. Great climb!!
By Jake Dickerson
From: Lander, WY
Nov 24, 2016
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

I thought this route was pretty fun. Really chill to clip the first bolt, and fun climbing up to the ledge. Then take a minute and pick the holds for the upper slab, the holds are all there.
By AndyMac
From: Center, CO
May 27, 2017
rating: 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c

FA: Jack Hunt and Norm Slade.

A 3 star route to 3rd bolt, the rest is as inspiring as the single, skinny, rusted link that ties the similarly rusted anchor chains together.

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