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Black Elk Speaks 

YDS: 5.12 French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E6 6b

Type:  Sport, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.12 French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Paul Piana, Heidi Badaracco 1991
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Submitted By: Chris Hirsch on Nov 9, 2014

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chris hirsh, sending black elk speaks


Begin the same as Forbidden Colors, but continue up flake system towards the next black streak on an arête. Difficult opening moves leads to a thin crux then balancy laybacking on the arête. A much easier version of Forbidden Colors...excellent moves, excellent rock, and very unrelenting! Bring a #4 camalot for in between the second bolt of Forbidden and the first bolt of Black Elk.


Climbs the arête just left of Forbidden. Single 60m rap.


11 bolts
#4 camalot
Chain anchors

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