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Bite the Bullet 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 35'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Katie Riley (Bolted by Andrew Riley)
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Andrew Riley on Oct 31, 2016

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Katie, FAing 'Bite the Bullet'

Keeping climbs open depends on maintaining good relationships with locals and monks. MORE INFO >>>


Similar to its neighbor ('Snake Hickey'), Bite the Bullet starts relatively easy before hitting a two-bolt crux mid route. The crux is brilliant, using an unlikely pinch and a left-hand gaston. Once you get to the huge jug lip, it's pretty much over.


2nd from the left on Alamo Wall, number 2 in the Alamo Wall topo photo, the route starts on a big tufa feature.


5 glue-in wave bolts to two-bolt anchor with rings. Bolts installed October 2016

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By Katie Riley
Dec 19, 2016
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Easy going start to a definitive crux. I love the moves through the crux! Different style than the routes on the right side of Alamo Wall. Good stuff!!

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