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Boromir 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Sean Burke and Todd Worsfold
New Route: Yes
Season: August 1 through January 31
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Submitted By: Todd Worsfold on Nov 6, 2015

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Description 

"Boromir" is 30' right of "Bridge of Sighs" and ascends a steep face with a thin diagonal crack. Technical face climbing with three cruxes, characterized by thin, precise foot-work yet also by dynamic, technical movement in spots.

Location 

West face of Mammoth Rock. As you approach the base of Mammoth, "Proboscis" is the first major line, which starts on the right edge of a small cave. Fifty feet further up-hill is "Bridge of Sighs", which is characterized by two "blobs" in the first 25 feet. Then comes "Boromir", described above.

Protection 

8 bolts


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Rock Climbing Photo: Sean Burke on the FA of "Boromir"
Sean Burke on the FA of "Boromir"

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By aaron hope
From: Walnut Creek, CA
Dec 14, 2015
rating: 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c

Really fun climb. One of the cleaner climbs in the area (no loose stuff). Moving past the lieback rail at the third bolt was wild!
By Jacob Glazebnik
From: Oakland, CA
Dec 27, 2016
rating: 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c

Stellar climb. Delicate face climbing with a few dynamic moves thrown in. Thank you Shawn!

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