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Bombs Away 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c PG13

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c PG13 [details]
FA: Tom Bowker, Alan Hunter 4/13/85
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Submitted By: Tom Bowker on Nov 15, 2008

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Start below a low roof on the ledge just right of kamikaze. Surmount the roof and traverse left past a bulge (stay low) and follow a left rising traverse to a beautiful bombay corner (now shared w/war & peace) with a live Red Pine lying horizontally across the top. Finish up this corner to a tree belay. Rappel from tree or hike off.


Normal rack with small wireds. Probably still one or two pitons in place.

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By Tom Bowker
From: somewhere in the USA
Nov 15, 2008

This is a really good route done before we embraced bolts. The final corner was exciting for sure.
Chris Buckley did war and peace on top rope the same year.
It's probably a lot safer now as I'm sure there'll be some bolts en route. I doubt the traffic at the cliff will be low enough to allow one to cross so many routes these days though.

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