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Blond Svengali 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Paul Piana, Eddie Begoon
Season: Fall, Spring
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Submitted By: Phoffmann on Oct 8, 2011

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Hard, bouldery and steep crimping make up the meat of this route. Boulder past two bolts to steep jugs and a two bolt anchor.


Start on The Whipping post and follow the clippy things out right. Lower or rap.


4 bolts, two bolt anchor.

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By Phoffmann
Dec 4, 2011

This route just received brand new bolts installed by Nathan Brown,donated from the ASCA.
By Joe Virtanen
From: Asheville, NC
Jul 11, 2012

Many parts of this route are very often wet, so save yourself the hike if it has rained in the last few days.
By Mike Reardon
Dec 16, 2012

As of 12/2012 it appears I Abuse Profen had the bolt upgrade; this route's bolts looked rusty. Either way thanks for the upgrading!
By nbrown
From: western NC
Dec 16, 2012

Hey Mike, we definitely replaced all the bolts except for the goofy/non-critical directional bolt located at head hight. They are all stainless hiliti's but may be painted (can't remember). The crux bolt is a 5 incher and extends throught a hollow flake that the original bolt likely did not.

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