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YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  TR, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Matthew Fienup on Aug 17, 2006

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Climbing on Center (5.8) with a second station set...

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Description 

This route follows sustained thin crimps up a slight depression in the center of the west-facing wall. Perhaps the best of the low-angle face-climbs at Point Dume.

Protection 

Bolted top-anchor. Use long anchor cord.

Lead bolts are push-button compression bolts and insufficient for lead climbing.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Heading up the face with a water and a camera to s...
Heading up the face with a water and a camera to s...
Rock Climbing Photo: Midway up the wall along Center / 5.8
Midway up the wall along Center / 5.8
Rock Climbing Photo: Kris climbing the face at Point Dume.
Kris climbing the face at Point Dume.

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By Bill Olszewski
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Mar 17, 2009

Agreed. Probably the best line. Fairly sustained and truest to its grade.
By Gabe K
From: Denver, CO
Jun 13, 2010

Can anyone tell me whether the bolts on these climbs are still not safe for lead climbing or whether they've been updated?
By Jake Riggs
From: Boulder, Colorado
Dec 21, 2014

Leading this route would be fairly sketchy. There are 3 or 4 rusted bolts with big run outs.
By James Roe
May 8, 2017
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Most enjoyable of the face climbs due to more sustained climbing. Rock quality is fine, new bolts for top ropes.

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