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YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Fabio Wen
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Submitted By: Jesse Morehouse on Aug 30, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: Lemon Peel and Bonsai. Lemon Peel was developed o...


This is a long and enjoyable outing with a tricky crux at about 1/3 height. If it feels harder than 10a, you likely got the tricky sequence wrong.


This is ~75 feet up river from the knotted rope. The start is easy to find- it is a low angle slab/separate block with a Fixe SS bolt so low it could practically be clipped from the ground with an easy runout to bolt #2 above.



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By Dylan Weldin
From: Athens, OH
Oct 19, 2011
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b

This is a great, well protected route with a tricky crux sequence... onsighting it was substantially harder than onsighting Vertical Alluvium, so I'd say 5.10+ if you don't have the beta wired.
By Jim Meyer
Jul 10, 2013
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Totally agree w/ Dylan, this is a bit harder than Vertical Alluvium and pretty sequential through the crux. The top half is just plain brilliant fun.
Nov 2, 2013

FA - Fabio Wen.
By Rick Vermeil
From: Erie, CO
Jul 7, 2014
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b

I could not find a 10a sequence through the crux of this despite hangdogging for a while. Felt 10+ to me while staying on the line. There was a lot of chalk on the flake to the right of the crux which puts you out of reach of the bolt by quite a bit. I would recommend Vertical Alluvium if you are looking for a 10- on the West Side. I thought V.A. was a nicer line and much more true to its given rating.
By A. Bandos
Jun 29, 2015
rating: 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b

Really fun flakes at the top. I sure didn't see how the middle went at 10a either.

Works well if you skip the low first bolt and put a runner on the second bolt.
By Cody West
Sep 6, 2017

I really enjoyed pulling on these flakes! Solid .10 b/c. However, that's just opinion.

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