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Afro Samurai 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Dave Vueno
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Submitted By: Colin R on Apr 17, 2010

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Cruxy V4 intro boulder problem on thin face crimps. Finish up with some techie 5.10+/5.11- face climbing for about another 40 feet until you reach the anchors. A hold has broken since the FA which likely has made this route harder (perhaps 12a?). It was already a bit stout to begin with.


Start just right of the spray-painted 82 sign



Anchors at the top are SS pigtails.

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By Greg Kuchyt
From: Richmond, VT
May 3, 2016
rating: 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a

D. Delay and I changed out the plated steel quicklinks and aluminum biners at the top with hardware from the Access Fund/American Alpine Club/local funded hardware replacement pool today. This route now has "pigtails" at the lower-off point. These may take some getting used to in order to thread quickly but they are more durable and won't degrade over time like the springs in a carabiner. One of the biners there already had a stiff gate that wasn't closing properly. You can always clip the bolt or any of the connecting materials with a draw if you need something "now".

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