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Alien Tufa 

YDS: 5.12d French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 28 British: E6 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 140'
Original:  YDS: 5.12d French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 28 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Jimmy Carse
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Submitted By: Josh Janes on Jan 26, 2009

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Description 

Start from the top of the middle block at the left end of the wall and head up the heavily featured wall to an anchor over the roof of a small cave-like rest hole. Stopping here keeps the grade at 5.11c and makes for a good warm-up, but the two-bolt extension is amazing and full-value. Pull over the roof and pinch, stem, and straddle up the long, overhanging tufa. Two bolts protect this thirty-foot section of rock that demands both power and precision.

Protection 

15 draws. A 70m rope is needed to lower from the top anchor, otherwise lower twice.


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By Izzy K.
From: Boulder, CO
Jun 23, 2016

The first section of this route is a fantastic 11b/c(?) climb! There's some great places to rest throughout, even hands free. Much easier than the other 11 to the right.

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