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6. Echo Roof
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Aiwass T,S 
Ancient Artifacts T 
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Avenger T 
Bit's N Pieces T,S 
Carolina Dreamin' T,S 
Dunn's Diversion T,TR 
Echo T 
Ethereal Crack T 
Full Circle T 
Future Shock T 
Holy Land (aka "Promised Land") T 
Ladies & Gentlemen T 
Last Tango T,S 
Loose Lips T 
Man's Best Friend S 
Persona T 
Relic Hunter T 
Return to Innocence T,S 
Seventh Seal T 
Short Order T 
Sleeping Beauty T 
Unwanted Guests T,S 
Up Rope S 
Wizard Of Oz S 

Ancient Artifacts 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: joshua corbett on Oct 25, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: RW "puzzles out" the move at the overlap...

Description 

Start 10ft left of Return to Innocence.Look for an overlap about 15ft up.Pull the right side of the overlap,then trend left a little and up a white streak to Relic Hunter's anchors.

Location 

This route if 10ft left of RTI.

Protection 

Small cams and one bolt on the white streak


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Rock Climbing Photo: The first overlap Photo by Loran Smith
The first overlap Photo by Loran Smith

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By Russ Keane
Oct 15, 2015

I tried this start, thinking I was climbing 5.7 ..... It;s a tough, unprotected little move on that overlap, getting to that bolt. I backed down (which was difficult) and went up the easy way.
By Robert Hall
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Apr 25, 2016
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R

There should be some protection available (small cams /wires) at the cracks near the move (see "RW puzzels"...photo) but there's still a move or two to the bolt on the white slab above. I'd give it a "PG-13 / R" rating. [since protection rating is a function of likelihood of getting hurt, not the distance of the fall]