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

Type:  Sport, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.12a/b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Mike Argueso
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Submitted By: jbak on May 2, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: Afterburner

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A 20 foot boulder problem, but not a bad boulder problem.


Left end of crag.



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Rock Climbing Photo: Rope solo at crux move
Rope solo at crux move
Rock Climbing Photo: The crux cross through on Afterburner.
The crux cross through on Afterburner.

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By WSnyder
Jun 30, 2006
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

Harder than Kundalini or Forever.
By 1Eric Rhicard
Aug 5, 2007

Definitely not 12a more like 12b or just solid 12.
By iancevans
Aug 26, 2009
rating: 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b

I thought this route was badass. I'd call it solid 12. Technically very demanding and a couple powerful moves.
By Hendrixson
From: Tucson, AZ
Sep 7, 2014
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

An interesting but inconsistent line. The first 3 bolts are powerful, sustained, and technical. The crux sequence is a unique undercling to cross-through crimp with a drop-knee. Unfortunately the route finishes with a whimper as opposed to a whipper. The last two bolts try to force the climber onto harder territory but the features to the right are the natural line.

5 bolts to chains. Some may opt to stick clip the first bolt.

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