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Arms Race 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Monica Jones on Sep 6, 2009

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BETA PHOTO: Arms Race starts on the left and takes the curving...

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Arms Race starts by going up through a little roof, then traversed the face, and exits through a 5.9 off width which ends in a cruxy corner. Crux is traversing the face. Cool movement with a variety of style and sizes.


Located on the North Wall to the left of Hysteria. Rap the route with one rope.


Cams, full range with big cams for the off width.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Abel getting into the offwidth of Arms Race.
Abel getting into the offwidth of Arms Race.

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By Eric Fjellanger
Sep 7, 2014

This route is excellent. The traverse is good fingers and occasional hands, with worsening feet. I thought it was nice to have triples in purple BDs. I also thought it might be nice to protect the OW and I brought a #5, but that ain't really big enough.
From: San Francisco
Jul 5, 2015
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

Really amazing route and it should definitely see more traffic. Very solid at 10d and quite pumpy. First route I've done that takes everything from a blue alien to a #6! Get on it!

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