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Big Kahuna 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Jason Stevens
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Submitted By: David Shiembob on Sep 14, 2006

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Yours truly climbing Big Kahuna. What a blast. Sho...


A fun overhanging sequence is the crux, big holds. A good easy overhanging route to do to get in the swing of things.


On the left wall, it has a really big cobble in the middle of it.


4 bolts and chain anchors

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By KipHenrie
From: Farmington, utah
Nov 9, 2007

A classic must do. This is a well traveled 10b testpiece. Its exhilerating pulling that roof. have fun.
By Alma Madsen
From: New York, NY
Aug 31, 2009

Nice 5.8+ climb with the crux on top. The holds are all there. A couple bigger moves through the roof, and you're there. Very fun, albeit fairly short climb.
By Tara Hansen
Mar 31, 2014

Fun route and like Alma said some bigger moves through the roof at which I inched my way on with a couple of quick short moves.
By Emerson Takahashi
From: Casper, WY
May 14, 2014

2.6 star average?
crazy talk. This is a really great route to get warmed up on.
Easy climbing down low, with just slightly harder climbing up top.
By Gregory Gomolka
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Aug 28, 2014
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

Nice, short, fun 5.10 with a tough overhang at the end. Great as a warm-up for more challenging climbs, but some of the large cobbles mid-way through and towards the crux were slick from bat-poop or something (at least in May '14 they were).
By Wulfy Wulfenstein
May 30, 2017
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

A must do classic. Gets a lot of traffic, so many of the holds are polished, but all the holds are secure and solid. Great bolt placement. The final move pulling over the shelf is the crux but you have the holds you need to do it, just find them.

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