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Backstabber 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: J. J., Karla Carandang, Jared Hancock, 2005
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Submitted By: Peter Lundgren on Oct 22, 2012

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Description 

Pull a roof at the start and climb the face to the anchors hanging off the higher roof.

Location 

On the ledge accessed by the fixed rope scramble.

Protection 

4 bolts


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By Short Beta
From: Troy, MI
Mar 24, 2014
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

This is a great 5.9. There is a bit of exciting roof pull action to clip the second bolt, but all the holds are dynamite. Maybe stick clip the first bolt, there is about a 50 foot dropoff next to the route and that extra security would have been nice.

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