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Cheap Thrills 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b PG13 [details]
FA: 1972 Roy Kligfield and Kevin Bein
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Submitted By: chris_vultaggio on Jul 1, 2014

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Description 

Thin face moves (some folks start on Alley Oop) for the direct start are a bit spicy on gear. Interesting climbing gets progressively harder up to the crux ceiling, with a committing move up to the overhang. A fixed pin (and bomber gear) await under the overhang making the crux totally G, although the moves leading up to it are a bit harder to protect.

Location 

Start slightly downhill and right from Alley Oop.

Protection 

Standard Gunks rack - a few creative nut placements along the way.

After the crux roof, you can head left and lower or redirect to the Alley Oop fixed anchor, or continue up the face to the GT ledge.


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