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Born on the 4th of July 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Ally McBeal on Jan 8, 2013

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Not a bad little route.

Description 

This route climbs the pocketed orange and brown face, twenty feet right of K-2. Climb onto a shelf above the base, clip the 1st bolt, and pull pockets over a bulge to more pockets, as the angle eases. Work up and left to the anchor shared with K-2.

Location 

Twenty feet right of K-2.

Protection 

5 bolts, shared anchor with K-2.


Photos of Born on the 4th of July Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Climb on Chelsea!
Climb on Chelsea!
Rock Climbing Photo: Enjoying another 4th of July.
Enjoying another 4th of July.
Rock Climbing Photo: Enjoying "4th of July" sans the crowds.
Enjoying "4th of July" sans the crowds.
Rock Climbing Photo: Steep pocket pulling at the bulge.
Steep pocket pulling at the bulge.
Rock Climbing Photo: The start of Born on the 4th of July.
The start of Born on the 4th of July.

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By Justin Kenderes
From: Glendale, CA
Jan 14, 2013
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Better than K-2 in my opinion. Seems deserving of its own anchors.