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Acoma's Amputees 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 65'
Original:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Bob D, Mike Howard
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Mike Howard on Aug 14, 2011

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BETA PHOTO: Start in the alcove, and then fire the roof. After...

Description 

Start in shallow alcove to narrowing high corner, mono with opposed arm bar as an option lend to strenuous exit to good holds. These are hard to leave as you traverse out on the technical crux past three bolts. A fall here could chop your ankle. The upper wall has nice rock and relents a bit to the anchors shared with Wounded Knee.

Of the few dozen Acoma men of fighting age still alive after the battle, Oñate ordered the right foot chopped off of each one. Oñate was later tried and convicted of cruelty to Indians and colonists, and was banished from New Mexico. However, he was cleared of all charges on appeal and lived out the rest of his life in Spain

Revenged in sybolism only..

Location 

Just right of original Panorama cracks.

Protection 

7 bolts to 2 ring anchor.


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By JamieRe
From: Providence, RI
Jun 27, 2012

Thanks for the lonk to that NY Times article interesting reading... and I would love to try this route!

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