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Butcher of Baghdad 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
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Submitted By: Eric Stern on Apr 26, 2015

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Description 

A highly technical route on beautiful, yellow-splotched rock that follows a thin seam with flaring finger locks and arete to a small roof. Pull the roof with some trickery and clip the chains from a jug.

Location 

Bolted line that starts on a pedestal just right of Aftershock.

Protection 

Eight bolts to chains.


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By Jon Nelson
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From: Bellingham, WA
May 15, 2015

Very interesting stemming, back-stepping, arete-palming route. At the start, you can use the jugs on the arete to the left. At the top, I did not see any jug from which to clip the anchors. The anchor clip seems like a long reach.

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