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Center El Shinto 

YDS: 5.12a/b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
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Submitted By: Jesse Ryan on Sep 7, 2006

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Sasha, awash in a sea of limestone.


One of the best near vert lines around. Fun climbing through the first half leads to increasing difficulties. A tricky technical crux at 2/3 height leads to more thin climbing to the anchors. Stellar rock.


Located in the center of the wall. Starts with a bit of a seam just left of Wyoming Flower Child. A variation (R El Shinto) exits at the 4th bolt to WFChild.


10+? bolts to anchors.

Photos of Center El Shinto Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Chalking up on Center Shinto
Chalking up on Center Shinto
Rock Climbing Photo: Erica on the easier opening bit
Erica on the easier opening bit
Rock Climbing Photo: Mike Banuelos on Center El Shinto
Mike Banuelos on Center El Shinto
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking down from anchors.
Looking down from anchors.
Rock Climbing Photo: AMAZING blue streak ... CENTER EL SHINTO, Ten SLEE...
AMAZING blue streak ... CENTER EL SHINTO, Ten SLEE...

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By Adam Peters
From: Salt Lake City, Utah
Aug 23, 2008
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

Gorgeous Stone! A complete 4 star route for shinto!
By Nick Stayner
From: Wymont Kingdom
Sep 10, 2012
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

Pretty darn sustained with a definite crux. 12 bolts + 2 for anchors.
By drewhouser
Jul 29, 2015
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

I agree with adampeters...
By brat
Jul 29, 2017

The bolts are pretty far to the right of the path of least resistance (the chalked holds). I took the swinging fall at the crux, caught my feet on the slab below, and flipped upside down. Wear a helmet for this one.
By Raddam6
Sep 10, 2017

The climb goes up the blue streak. Slightly contrived because there are big holds out sideways in both directions, but the direct line is the best and feels great, didn't feel any easier than 12b.

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