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Bruise the Rooster 

YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches
Original:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Scott Ayers & Avi Steinburg
Season: Morning Shade To 1pm
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Submitted By: cochiseclimbing on Oct 14, 2013

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Description 

P1- Follow a shallow right-facing corner for 25ft to reach the first bolt and keep climbing to a ledge. Steep moves gain a right-facing flake which gain the anchor. 5.9-, 100'

P2- This is the best pitch on this wall. Climb a beautiful right-leaning seam to an anchor. 5.10-, 90'

Location 

Upper northwest side of the Sheepshead. These routes are uphill from Ewephoria and the first routes encountered when walking off the Sheepshead.

Protection 

Bolts, pro to 3"


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By Dana Ernst
Dec 17, 2013

This is a fun route. The first pitch is a bit run out at the top if I remember correctly.
By Nick Henscheid
From: Tucson, AZ
Jan 29, 2017
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Great climb. You can (and should) lead both pitches in 1 with a 60 meter rope. Sling long on the first pitch and rope drag will be minimal, then leave extra gear at the first pitch anchors and just bring 9-10 quickdraws & anchor setup for the second pitch. No noticeable runouts, 2nd pitch is very safely bolted. If anything the 1st pitch is slightly spooky since the rock quality isn't perfect.

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