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YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b/c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
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Submitted By: Guy H. on Oct 29, 2006

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This is the second to last route from the left side of the wall. Start up on a small ledge in front of a large hollow hueco. Six bolts lead up and to the left. The moves are steep and dynamic. This route felt a little harder than the guidebook rating of 5.11b.



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Rock Climbing Photo: definitely a scenic climb
definitely a scenic climb
Rock Climbing Photo: Onsighting Basement
Onsighting Basement
Rock Climbing Photo: Basement
Rock Climbing Photo: The position on this one is pretty amazing
The position on this one is pretty amazing
Rock Climbing Photo: At the top of Basement
At the top of Basement
Rock Climbing Photo: "TAKE!"  Unknown sport climbers on 'Base...
"TAKE!" Unknown sport climbers on 'Base...

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By Gary Savage
From: Las Vegas, NV
Jan 5, 2007

The route is probably more like 11.c but its only one move at the start. If you make it past that you get big rests and the top isn't to hard if you trend around left on the arete.
By Aimee Rose
From: Bend, or
Nov 5, 2007
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a

It feels harder if you're shorter, as that one move near the bottom is a big one.
By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Nov 6, 2010
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

maybe somethings broken on it, but man this one felt hard for the grade today....and the upper portion has a nice little bite to it just to keep you honest!

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