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Babob S,TR 
Balls and Bruans T 
BB (Buddha Boys) S 
Beyond Beauty S 
Break Away 
Broken Beliefs S 
Buddha Boys S 
Burley Buttress S 
Cluster Bomb 
Dirty Little Secrets S 
Elephant with Yellow Bandanas S,TR 
Existential Angst S 
Hail Betty S 
Lichen Divorce T 
One Time This, Next Time That 
Slap Happy S 
Slap Happy S 
Tenuous S 
Unknown 5.7 S,TR 
Unknown TR TR 
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Babob 

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

   
Type:  Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Mike Nona 2002
Page Views: 511
Submitted By: Peter Gram on Jun 15, 2003

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Description 

Babob is the left most route on the Northwest face of Veiny. It is located to the left of Existential Angst. Climb up moderate face to a crux at a good size bulge. Pull through the well-protected bulge with crystal crimps up to good holds.

Protection 

4 bolts to a two bolt anchor. The anchor is not set up for rappels, so either traverse off 3rd class to the left, or traverse right to an anchor with chains.


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By Mark Orsag
From: Omaha, NE
Feb 21, 2017
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b

This climb is no gimme as the bulge near the top is quite tough. Seems a fair bit harder than the other 10s in this immediate area. The body position is awkward, and the left hand crimp there is a puzzling hold.

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