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Baboon (aka Goat's Beard) 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Marcus floyd
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Marcus Floyd on Sep 2, 2016

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BETA PHOTO: 10+ / 11- you be the judge. Well protected.


Great Route. First bolted route, starting at the left side of the South Providence Bluff, which starts with a stem branching across what looks like a baboon face rock feature then follows up an arete to an upper roof. Hiking around the cliff will provide access to top rope anchors if you wish to practice for your red point.


First route at South Providence


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By Nathan Walton
Jun 25, 2017
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

easily the coolest climb I've done in Missouri. real stiff n dirty, but the climb's features and baboon face aesthetic is almost unbelievable. it goes once you feel out the holds. two great, well protected overhangs to work and build confidence on for the intermediate to advanced leader. something about the baboon reinvigorates a primal urge to climb cool shit.

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