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YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Charles Cole, Gib Lewis & Rich Smith, 1981
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Submitted By: C Miller on Dec 14, 2002

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Start about 20' left of Cakewalk (5.8) by climbing past a solitary bolt into an arching, left-facing corner. Higher, steep and enjoyable moves lead past another bolt into a thin crack which leads to the top.

A great route which should not be missed if in the area, this climb will leave a favorable impression on you. Three stars out of five.


2 bolts (3/8"), pro to 2.5"

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Tony Bubb leads 'Anacram (10c)' at the Freeway Wal...
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Rock Climbing Photo: "Anacram". Photo by Blitzo.
"Anacram". Photo by Blitzo.

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By Chris Owen
From: Big Bear Lake
Jan 7, 2003
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

After quite a tricky but well protected crux the upper crack has a way big feel to it.

Position, exposure, varied technique.

First time's a charm.
By Randy
Jan 28, 2003

An excellent climb; the rock has cleaned up well. Challenging for the grade; I would call it more 5.10c/d.

By Nick Wilder
Site Landlord
From: The Bubble
Nov 13, 2005

One of my new favorites. Great variety, interesting moves.
By Andy Laakmann
Site Landlord
From: Bend, OR
Nov 14, 2005
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Good route. Two cruxes. First crux is well protected but harder at the second bolt. The second crux is the "mental" one.Towards the top of the crack, I fiddled for 15 minutes trying to get some gear higher than knee level to protect a tough move. Eventually I found a marginal RP in a flare - not the best piece but good enough to bust the move.

Like the other person indicated, this climb leaves an impression on you.
By tony grice
Nov 13, 2006
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Overlooked classic! Bring your captain crush hand for the crux lay back.
By Tommy G.
From: Killeen, Texas
Jun 17, 2011

Jumped on this climb on a whim on the way back to the car... wowza. I thought I was gonna take a toss somewhere past the bolt for sure (had to charge pretty far past it to get a stance and gear- pumped!). Really, really good route. As noted, a tad hard at the grade. Be mindful of a hollow flake down low.
By Tradiban
Dec 9, 2014

Pretty tame for 10c. A yellow DMM offset was perfect for the 2nd crux, might be a little less tame without it.

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