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Box Left 

YDS: 5.3 French: 3+ Ewbanks: 10 UIAA: III ZA: 9 British: VD 3a

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.3 French: 3+ Ewbanks: 10 UIAA: III ZA: 9 British: VD 3a [details]
FA: Unknown
Season: All
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Submitted By: Brian Malone on May 12, 2015

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Description 

Start 30 ft left of Sand Box corner at a long diagonal crack. Climb the cracks.

Location 

Sandbox aarea

Protection 

TR: Trees on top


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By Robert Michael
May 20, 2017

The local book puts this at 5.2, not 5.3, but whatever.

Where I do take exception is with the PG 13. Huh? I have led this route and have found ample pro fro bottom to top. Lacking the gear does not make the route harder.
By Brian Malone
From: Olney, Maryland
Jun 12, 2017

Robert,
The first rule on MP is don't be a jerk. If you think something should be changed then just ask politely. We are willing to update climbs, so you don't need to act like a spoiled 10 year old. I updated this climb based on your first comment, so stop flaming the site.
I find it interesting that you are so obsessed with these 5.2-5.6 climbs that only are usually only used by beginners.. Its 5.2, Dude.. Get over it!
I have contributed 23 climbing areas and 321 climbs to MP, so it would be nice if you could afford me a mistake once in awhile..
I see you have contributed just 4 climbs in Texas..
By Robert Michael
Jul 6, 2017

Comments after recent page revision--

The local guidebook calls this a 5.2. Not a big issue; many can't find any major difference between 5.0 and 5.3.

This route is a decent lead. Big gear at the bottom and smaller up top. Just for fun, I once set a Big Bro at the bottom, though the crack's texture really wasn't that great for it. But because the climb is so easy, especially at the start, it's a good one for practicing with big cams.

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