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Bakefest in america 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Sport
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Mike Gray/Angie Swanson
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Submitted By: jeffrey c gibson on Feb 17, 2011

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BETA PHOTO: Doug on Bakefest. Class 4 scramble to the ledge (t...

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one of, if not the longest,tallest route in the amphitheater.This route is a great warmup and a must do if your in the area.also a great way to reach the top tier.


Located on the bottom tier.this is one of the only south facing walls in the amphitheater, and one of the first you encounter after coming up out of the wash.


5 bolts

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By Alex "Tojo" Kray
From: Chandler, AZ
Jan 24, 2012

5 bolts?? hahahaha
By Gabe H
From: Redlands, CA
Mar 4, 2012

Went up there today to find bees in full fury at the base of the climb. Caution!
By Ronin Gray
From: Smoke Hole Canyon
Feb 22, 2013

Yes, five bolts... is there a problem with that? When I put the route up in the first place, it seemed like more than enough.

Too bold, or too many?

A great line, but don't miss the other faces of this tower: Angelicus (considered by some folks to be one of the best 5.9s in the canyon) and Madame Guillotine, the heady 5.10 on the north face.

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