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Cirque de Soleil 

YDS: 5.11a/b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 105'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a/b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Paula King, Ward Smith & Steve Wood, 2/94
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Submitted By: Boodge Nomchompski on Mar 12, 2009

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Another long, technical climb that is unlike the routes around the corner. This one is slightly easier than Mr Choad's because there are a couple of good rests before and after the crux.


Just right of Mr Choad's


10 bolts, shares anchors with Mr Choad's

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By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
May 1, 2010
rating: 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

I actually liked this one better than Choad's in some ways- less pumpy, with a very exciting crux. Long and alot of fun.

Watch the anchors- if someone thinks of it, take some chains or contact me and I'll get you some mussy hooks- the glue-ins are starting to show quite a bit of wear.
By Austin Boren
From: las vegas Nevada
Oct 16, 2013

awkward start but then gets into some fun face climbing. Good change up from the steep stuff around the corner.
By Jean Spencer
From: Seattle, WA
Apr 7, 2015

I agree, I liked this almost more than Mr. Choads — though slightly easier. The weird chimney / stemming moves at the bottom were fun and provided the climb with varied techniques and sections.
By Rico Tan
From: Las Vegas, Nevada
Feb 5, 2016

This page says 10 blots but I remember using 12 draws before getting to the anchor . Bring 12 draws if you don't want to skip bolts.

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