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China Doll 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Todd Graham, Nancy Lust, April 1991
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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on May 5, 2007

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Steep face. Climb up trending right to the second bolt. After this make a tricky left traverse towards the 3rd bolt. Continue on up with moves left and right all the way to the anchors.

This climb seems fairly stiff for 5.8.


Located right of the two short climbs on the left side of the Great Wall of China


7 bolts, 2 mussy hooks anchor

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By grizz Burton
Oct 18, 2008
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Pretty pumpy for 5.8 and a little sporty to the first bolt in my opinion.
By Morgan Nutting
From: Bishop, CA
Sep 4, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

5.8+?...It's either a stiff 5.8 or a soft 5.9. Is there really that much of a distinction between a 5.8 or 5.9?
By Lindsey Tema Bath
From: Reno, NV
Oct 4, 2012

who knows why but i think it was awesome! a favorite long warm up of mine when in the SHADE!
By Jan Tarculas
From: Riverside, Ca
Nov 18, 2014
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

felt spicy going to 2nd bolt for a 5.8
By Sergey Shelukhin
From: Seattle, WA
Apr 30, 2015

The holds for the first two bolts feel slippery and untrustworthy, this is probably the + part... the rest is 5-8
By Peter Rakowitz
From: Portland, OR
Oct 28, 2015
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

I hate it. If you can climb this you can climb heart of the sun or child of light, which are both a million times better.

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