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A Laddin Sane 

YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 35'
Original:  YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Felix Modugno, early 1980's, with some pre-placed gear
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Submitted By: Johnny K. on Aug 5, 2011  with updates from Mack Johnson

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Original Anchor atop,Cassin selection,anyone know ...

Description 

This route is named "A Laddin Sane" (a play on the David Bowie song). Thin face and laybacks up the concave wall to the thin crack finish left of the fist crack on First Aid. Powerful. -Mack Johnson

There are two pins located on this climb and share the anchor atop (3 cassin pitons) with the center right crack. There are some small copperheads/old stoppers and fixed pins in various places that give confirmation of early ascents.

Location 

Just left of the diagonal crack of First Aid. Scramble off left, or up the airy face above (5.8 or 5.10)

Protection 

Standard rack to .75ish camalot and a #3 blue camalot
Offset stoppers/rp's/small to medium stoppers


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Rock Climbing Photo: X marks the pins(Very old/rusty)
X marks the pins(Very old/rusty)

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By Morgan Patterson
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From: CT
Jul 5, 2017

Protection: wired nuts, fixed copperheads, cams to 1.5". Back up the 3 belay/TR pins with great wires. This would be R/X if led without fixing gear and slings. - Mark Johnson

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