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Ben's Dilemma 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Trad, TR, 35'
Original:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Ky Harkey on Nov 2, 2009

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The trough and the bottom of the hand crack traver...

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One fun face move brings you into a trough below a small roof. Hand jam traverse under the roof with little feet before topping a ledge and finding the anchors.


SE corner of Motorboat rock. Only route east of the Motorboat walk-off.


2 top anchors. BD #2 and #3 protect the crux.

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By Ayescotty9
Jun 10, 2010
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Getting into the trough is tricky but fun. Can you hand-jam? Then the top-traverse is bomber. You can easily set a top-rope for this route.

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