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The Solar Dome (aka Lighthouse)
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Altoids On the Beach 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Dianne Barrow & Mark Rolofson, 12/31/97
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Submitted By: Michael Walker on Oct 28, 2001

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  • Description 

    This bolt line fires up the center of the Solar Dome and is its longest route. This provides a good warm up for the harder lines to be found. Locate the climb at the center of the face, right of the overhung face and left of a clean slab.

    The route is interesting (curious?) in that it can be climbed as a very easy 5.8 sport climb (read 5.6 trad) or you can avoid the obvious easy way and make it harder. Pick your poison! A good, safe training route for the beginning leader.

    Protection 

    9 QDs and something for the two bolt anchor.


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    By Jay Eggleston
    From: Denver
    Jan 27, 2013
    rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

    The book calls this 5.9, but no move was harder than 5.8, so it is correctly graded on here.

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