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Breaking the Law 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
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Submitted By: MilesC on Aug 4, 2014

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Description 

Start just left of Kate Moss on easier terrain, leading to a powerful bouldery section with some sloper-slapping.

Finish by pulling over a small ledge onto a few technical moves on slab to the anchors.

Location 

The line of draws left of the Kate Moss arete.

Protection 

Draws.


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By Drewsky
Aug 17, 2015
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

Great route! You really only have to pull on slopers if you miss out on better holds at the lower crux. The top section is a bit devious and clipping the anchor is kind of a crux in itself, especially if you're shorter. Despite its proximity to the 5.9 next door, the climb doesn't feel squeezed and is kind of a 'hidden gem'. Probably more like .12a or .12b.

Also, FA is by Benjit Hull.