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Arbor Day 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a PG13 [details]
FA: Michael Crowder and Jody Jacobs 1995
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Submitted By: Mark O'Neal on Dec 21, 2013

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BETA PHOTO: Currahee - Arbor Day

Description 

Arbor Day starts 10 feet to the right of Buzzard Breath. Climb a strenous overhanging crack to the obvious ledge that has several small pine trees on it (and bushes in the summer). Follow the crack up through easier ground and finish to the right on the same anchors as Where Buzzards Dare.

After cleaning out the crack I can't see how following it could keep the rating at the guidebook 10a rating. Escape to the left at the two handed jug to keep it 10a or try and follow the crack (there are some really sharp holds in there)

Protection 

2 bolt anchor. You can sling the big tree in the crack and find sporadic gear elsewhere.


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By Will Carney
From: Tallulah Falls, GA
Sep 12, 2014
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13

Plan on cleaning ALOT beforehand. Getting off the ground is a challenge. Gets easier pretty quickly.
By Mark O'Neal
From: Nicholson, GA
Nov 26, 2015

Go check it out now
By Luke R 84
From: Georgia
Jan 3, 2016

I toproped it with Mark O'Neal today and he did a great job cleaning it up! We used long throws to the slopers on the left side- a quick 1-2-3 motion was needed. The cracks in that section have a decent amount of Quartz and crumbly rock, but it was still manageable after a few attempts. Not sure if this is the true route, but it made sense
By Harrison Laird
From: Davis, CA
Apr 10, 2016

Toproped this yesterday. The start was super dirty and definitley requires cleaning. I didn't have a knife to cut the cordalette around the pine tree off, its pretty crusty and should not be trusted.

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