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Balance Queen 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 75'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Jonathan Steitzer on Nov 12, 2014

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Description 

Walking up from the car this is the first route you come to. It is the start of the "Lower Wall".

A short crack leads to face climbing past two bolts up a corner to a finger crack to a two bolt anchor equipped with rap rings.

careful of loose rock on the upper portion once you're past the bolts, a large rock flexes when a cam is placed behind it.

Location 

lower wall of the precipice, on the right hand side, only route with bolted pro.

Protection 

2b, protects well with trad, groundfall potential getting to the first bolt.


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