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Blues from a Gun 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: oliver on Nov 9, 2008

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It is pretty consistently difficult route for the rating. It has two cool mantles and at the top some amazing thin face climbing on small edges. Pretty fun and a good warm up.


This is the route second from the right on the upper wall.


5 or 6 bolts and chains at the top. Go to the left and use the newer and more solid chains.

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By Riddler
From: Centerville, UT
Aug 11, 2009

Really awkward start, but fun up above. The middle section is a bit contrived; it takes a lot of discipline to stay in the bolt line.
By jeffozozo
From: santa clara, utah
Oct 21, 2009

I did this as an onsite lead, and it was a little sketchy. The last bolt is about 10 feet from the top--there are plenty of good holds but the top ledge is kind of slopey. It looks like you could make a big throw to grab it, but you should make a few moves and work your feet up under you before you go for it.
By Taylor Gemperline
Jul 25, 2017
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

This was a sketchy lead. A few places where a fall could be traumatic. Also, THERE ARE NO LONGER CHAINS AT THE TOP, just two hangers (and one of them looked suspect. You can clean the route and walk to the chains on the climbers left, but kinda an additional sketch factor.

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