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Big Easy, The 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Randy Kieliszewski, Steve Habovstak
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Submitted By: Nathan Fisher on Jul 6, 2004

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BETA PHOTO: The Big Easy.

Description 

This route is just west of the obvious shale band on the south face of the left side of Seldom Scene Gully. Got that. A very enjoyable climb whose crux seems to be clipping the 1st bolt. Don't panic as the climb eases up but not by much. Holds that lean the wrong way, sidepulls, and thin edges make this route a must do.

Protection 

10 draws for the route, 2 for the chains along with runners to extend the anchors off the edge.


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Rock Climbing Photo: The Big Easy closer and w/o lines.
BETA PHOTO: The Big Easy closer and w/o lines.

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By Chris P)earson
Jul 7, 2004
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

This is a must do route with the crux being the first 10'. So if you follow, be aware that rope stretch will cause you to hit the ground (personal experience), but only if you fall.
By vincent pierce
Jul 8, 2004

I had one of those "slow motion moments" when my partner got a little off route and sent a bowling ball sized rock str8 at my head! I ducked and, other than that it was fun.
By James Garrett
May 21, 2008

I think it is alot cleaner these days and I believe the infamous Stevo Habovstak is mostly responsible for this cool line. Love that approach. Randy K was probably on the other end of the rope, though! Fun climb!!!
By Paul Wilhelmsen
From: sandy, ut
Oct 5, 2014
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Great route, but you'll want a helmet!!