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Blood 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: P1: Unknown, P2: Paul Collis, 2003
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Submitted By: Fred Vanden Bergh on Sep 9, 2010

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Description 

A great route with a thin crux and interesting climbing. The second pitch isn't quite as good, as the climbing is a bit thuggier and more awkward.

Climb up just right of the left hand 'gate', up to a thin, balancy crux. More fun face moves up to a pumpy section bring you to the first anchor. Stop here or link up the 2nd pitch for a more enduro climb, though watch for drag.

Location 

This is the left-most route sandwiched between the two gates.

Protection 

Bolts to fixed, chain anchors. P1 easy to top rope and a safe lead.


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By mc kaiser
From: Boulder, CO
Dec 14, 2016

The first pitch is definitely classic (10c). The second (10d) is very fun as well, though I found it several orders of magnitude more difficult than the first- I fell a couple of times and it's ostensibly easier than my on-site grade. No problem linking 1 and 2. Probably not a bad idea to clip a runner to the anchor of the first. I believe I used 13 draws linking the two together.

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