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YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
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Submitted By: Eric Schnepel on Apr 3, 2011

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The crux.


I don't think this one receives much attention, but it's stout little crux makes for a solid climb. Although it is quite short and shares a hold or two with Bloodline, it is surprisingly fun. The difficulties are very brief but fairly intense and consist of a couple bouldery moves followed by a balancy lean just above the first bolt. Fun route. Do it.


One route left of bloodline


Three bolts and an anchor

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By bryans
Oct 21, 2014
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a

I love this route, usually just toproped it. But one day I hung a long draw on the second bolt (or maybe third?) so that the draw would be there when I arrived. I think there is groundfall potential getting to that second bolt, otherwise. Leading this route without the draws hanging is probably a bit sketchy. Then again, I worry too much...(You can lead Superstition, then lower down over the bolts on Bloodsucker)
By E Jenson
Feb 16, 2015

Don't be perturbed by the groundfall comment. Took a few falls going for the clipping hold for the 2nd bolt and was completely safe :)
By Micah Klesick
From: Vancouver, WA
Apr 5, 2015

All old bolts replaced as of 4/5/15, thanks to ASCA and volunteers. Steel biners added to the anchor.

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