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YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Dave Bale, Viktor Kramer, Gordon Briody
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Submitted By: Tom Bath on Nov 4, 2009

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A short 1st pitch is bolt protected (30ft). The 2nd pitch continues left then up the slab passing small overlaps and ending just below Gumball Roof.


12 bolts, gear to 1.5"

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By andyf
From: Tacoma, WA
Nov 10, 2009

This is a great sustained slab line with cool rock and cruxes that keep on coming right to the end. It's a little more exciting (but still reasonable) if you cast off without the supplemental gear. No problem combining "pitches" (and rapping off) with a 60m.
By geoff georges
From: Seattle, Wa.
May 31, 2016
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

agreed it is quality, and fun to climb as one pitch. I used a few very small cams to #.5, the #2 can be placed at a somewhat worrisome flake, but smaller gear works too. Some tiny slippery holds near the top, would be much harder if hot and sweaty.
By Nick Drake
From: Newcastle, WA
Oct 24, 2016

This is really a good route, some mantles, some friction smears, thin edging, down sloping hands, side pulls. Upper section is sustained. Do this route if you're in the area.

Andy is a badass, I wouldn't want to lead this thing without some gear. I was happy with 3 cams to tame the runout. Micro to tight fingers only.
By andyf
From: Tacoma, WA
May 9, 2017

Not a badass. Just bad beta from my partner "reading" the guidebook.

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