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Bald Ambition 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 35'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Dave Evans, Todd Gordon and Jim Angione, December 1995
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Submitted By: C Miller on May 5, 2015

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BETA PHOTO: Bald Ambition (5.11a), Joshua Tree NP


Scramble up easy terrain to the base and set a belay then start up an easy right-facing corner with a bolt, pull a small overlap and then make a few tricky moves (crux) past two bolts.


Around and left of Where's Baldo? on the edge of the face.


3 bolts (5/16", 3/8"), 2 bolt anchor/rap

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By toddgordon Gordon
From: Joshua Tree, California
May 7, 2015

Used to have a "fixed" RURP.....but it's now gone;...replaced by a bolt. Bolted anchor on top. This is now a sport climb;...quick draws only..
By C Miller
From: CA
May 7, 2015

Did this route when it still had the "fixed" RURP, so thanks for the update Todd.

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