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Branding Iron 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Chris Miller, Lisa Guindon, Loren Scott, Chuck Scott, Pete Paredes & Tyler Logan, June 2001
Season: Spring - Fall
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Submitted By: C Miller on Nov 1, 2006

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Description 

Located on the far left side of the crag just left of March of Dimes.

Climbs a nice crack/flake on gear to a small stance and then continues up interesting and balancy face past bolts to anchors on the left side of a large ledge.

The anchors are on a ledge and due to the position there's some rope drag - perhaps best to rap off as opposed to lowering to spare your cord.

Protection 

3 bolts, gear to 2", chain anchors


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By Bill Olszewski
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Aug 9, 2007

I found the crack start to be a little intimidating but there are several ways to negotiate it. The thin face climbing above is very fun! Top-belay and rap off.

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