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Catalyst 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Doniel Drazin (2003)
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Submitted By: Benjamin Chapman on Dec 13, 2009

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Description 

Catalyst starts on Litmus Test and after clipping the 4th bolt move up and left passing two independent bolts before joining Placebo at its last bolt. A link-up of Litmus Test & Placebo.

Location 

Begin as for Litmus Test, eight feet right of Placebo.

Protection 

7 bolts to 2 open shuts


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By Zac Duvernet
From: CA
Mar 27, 2013

Kind of an awkward traverse/link up with placebo. Crucial foot holds are blocked by the rope which is horizontal to the last bolt on placebo making for a possibly foot getting caught and flipping upside down if you fall there. Super fun and sustained route though!
By steventura
May 24, 2015

Anchor bolts are wobbly and in cracked rock. I won't do this again

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