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Bloody Shin 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, TR, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Old School
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Submitted By: Doug Hemken on Apr 5, 2011

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Doug Hemken pulling the crux of "Bloody Shin&...


Start in the dihedral below the roof, as shown in Nick's photo. According to Swartling and Mayer, exit the roof to the right ... but there is no gear out that way. Alternatively, step left onto the big shelf (easy, great gear) or follow the crack slightly left (not the greatest gear).

Cross easy ledges to the upper dihedral.

The upper dihedral is the crux, especially the last two moves.

The crux sews up with a couple of nuts and a 1/4" cam.


Located directly below Ramsay's Pinnacle.



Photos of Bloody Shin Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Burt, at the start
Burt, at the start
Rock Climbing Photo: At the crux
At the crux
Rock Climbing Photo: Bloody Shin. Sven says go right at the first roof,...
BETA PHOTO: Bloody Shin. Sven says go right at the first roof,...

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By Doug Hemken
Nov 2, 2015
rating: 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c

I took over this page from someone else, and the 5.7 rating is theirs. I thought this felt like a 5.8, myself.
By Burt Lindquist
From: Madison, WI
Nov 2, 2015

It's rated 5.7 in Swartling's guide as well. I'm not surprised by that....hee hee!

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