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Camel Back 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: joet trap on Mar 31, 2009

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Me at the top of Camel Back, with the climbing lin...


Up for debate on the rating, seems you can do it an easy way and a hard way (Portland Rock Climbs, Tim Olson - 5.7).


Middle route, just right of Camel Back.


8 bolts

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By Nate Ball
From: Portland, OR
Aug 29, 2010
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

This climb has a few tricky moves through the middle. Don't be afraid to step to the right or left to adjust your line. Also, the anchors are not in an ideal placement. If I were 6'0" it might not be a problem, but it's nearly a .10ish move to get to the anchors, and then you have nothing to really stand on. Very awkward.
By Eric Jensen
Sep 5, 2011
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

If you're not feeling strong at this rating, a stick clip for the first bolt might be cool. The start is a little tricky.
By Patrick Beeson
From: Portland, OR
Jun 20, 2017

This route has several biggish key hand/foot holds that flex when pulled or stepped-on. Please make sure your belayer (and yourself) wears a helmet!

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