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Berliner (Ich Ben Ein Berliner)  

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Brad White & Dave Kelly
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Submitted By: Robert Hall on Aug 3, 2016

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BETA PHOTO: RW contemplates the (crux) move over the overlap o...


START - At the same place as The Flake

This is climb # 15 on the pamphlet guide.

P1 - From the top of the ladder, move up to the base of the overlap. Protect and then step right up and onto the slab. Continue past 2 bolts to a "hand grabbing" horizontal (great gear) and then continue up and slightly left following the occasional gear and bolt to the anchor shared with "The Flake" 100-110ft 5.7


Small, medium and large (#2, gold largest) cams

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Rock Climbing Photo: Berliner (Ich Bin Ein Berliner), start
BETA PHOTO: Berliner (Ich Bin Ein Berliner), start

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By Robert Hall
Aug 3, 2016

There's also a 5.7+/ 5.8 way to do the crux. If you think things are harder than 5.7 you may be trying it this way (I did !)
By Ron Birk
From: Boston, MA
Aug 3, 2016

Q: Is the route misspelled on purpose (some routes are)? I know the pamphlet has the same spelling. In German (and the Kennedy quote) it's spelled "Ich bin ein Berliner".
By Robert Hall
Aug 4, 2016

Yes, and my German friend tells me it actually gets worse. "Berliner" is not someone from Berlin (be in NH or Germany), but rather a sort of German doughnut!
By Ron Birk
From: Boston, MA
Aug 4, 2016

There's actually a misconception about the jelly doughnut reference:
By Matty B
Aug 10, 2016

I believe auto correct, and lack of editor, got the best of me on that one. It should actually be "Berliner (Ich Bin Ein Berliner).

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