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Bearly Hanging On Direct 

YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Erik Pikas, Andrea Long 2011
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Submitted By: Erik-Pikas Pikas on Sep 18, 2012

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If you're tall you may think this is easier than 5.12-, please post feedback. This is the direct start, and the original line. The beginning is admittedly a one move wonder boulder problem, which is why we made the regular start up the arete. It's really fun anyway, enjoy it! From slopey ledge continue straight up as per Bearly Hanging On (5.10a).


About 10' right of the Bearly Hanging On Arete, below a bolt.


Sport. 7 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor.

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By cPay
From: Riverdale, NY
May 8, 2014
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

I think you should remove the 'beta' from the description. However, I looked at this after a visit yesterday, and you can do the move statically, which an intermediate
By Erik-Pikas Pikas
From: Upstate NY, will travel
May 13, 2014

I agree with you cPay- beta removed! Thanks for the feedback!