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YDS: 5.12b/c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.12b/c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
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Submitted By: Aaron Hwang on Oct 27, 2015

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Easy start leads to ultra technical / ridiculously large moves. There's a lot of chalk going out left at the third bolt going to four. It looks as though the route boomerangs around left then up right back to the bolt. Or, go direct with giant moves or tiny intermediates. Either way, try to have fun!

Note: the medallion says 5.11c. It feels more like 5.12c!


To the right of Serpentine


Brand new wave bolts to anchors

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By Dustin Stephens
Jan 13, 2016
rating: 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b

Did you do the route? Just curious how hard you thought it was if so.
By Aaron Hwang
Jan 25, 2016

I attempted this route and reached the top but I did not send. I couldn't figure out the intended line but the crux did not feel 5.11c to me and my 5'6" height. Perhaps I'm so used to the Red's overhanging nature that this face climb simply felt hard.
By Dustin Stephens
Feb 26, 2016
rating: 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b

I'm not sure if anyone ever sent it or not. The crux move is at least V5-6, so you can update the grade to 12+ if you want (the online guide grade and Muir valley tag at the base are wrong)

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