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Bolt And Run 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Glenn Cilley 1991
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Submitted By: lee hansche on Feb 21, 2007

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upper crux

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Description 

Climb up and over a few steep bulges trending left. Fun climbing leads to a confounding crux that most people solve by moving left and using a few holds on the corner. If you climb this section directly, it might bump up the grade a smidge. But it is more fun to do it at 5.9. The crux involves a big move to an incut crimp that is often tick-marked.

Being the only 5.9 at the crag, it is also the best 5.9 at the crag so make sure you climb it.


Location 

Start in the same spot as The 5.8 Crack by the Road (5.7), and follow the bolts to the left up the steep face.

Protection 

6 bolts to anchors (quick clips, I think).


Photos of Bolt And Run Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: one more of christina modeling this route
one more of christina modeling this route
Rock Climbing Photo: christina sticks the crux crimp!
christina sticks the crux crimp!
Rock Climbing Photo: christina, givin it hell...
christina, givin it hell...
Rock Climbing Photo: jonny working this awesome route
jonny working this awesome route
Rock Climbing Photo: this climb is so fun!
this climb is so fun!
Rock Climbing Photo: Upper crux.
Upper crux.
Rock Climbing Photo: Pulling the lower crux.
Pulling the lower crux.
Rock Climbing Photo: The Dreaded Wonder (Tim Mijal) at the lower crux.
The Dreaded Wonder (Tim Mijal) at the lower crux.
Rock Climbing Photo: Past the crux.
Past the crux.
Rock Climbing Photo: Jeff on a cold morning on bolt and run...nicole ku...
Jeff on a cold morning on bolt and run...nicole ku...
Rock Climbing Photo: a climber starting up Bolt and Run while another f...
a climber starting up Bolt and Run while another f...
Rock Climbing Photo: Bolt and Run (left), 5.8 Crack by the Road (right)...
BETA PHOTO: Bolt and Run (left), 5.8 Crack by the Road (right)...

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By twellman
From: Cambridge
Jul 16, 2009

It looks so slabby from the bottom, but doesnt feel that way while you're on it... maybe the lack of handholds. Overall, a nice Rumney-esque technique-requisite route.
By Graham O.
Aug 5, 2016

Ha I thought it was confusing because there were too many holds!