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Clearing The Trail 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Tim Standing '07
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Submitted By: Nathan Scherneck on May 11, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: "Clearing the Trail". Photo by Blitzo.


Face climbing on brittle flakes.


Third route from the right.


4Bs. Mussy hooks @ anchor.

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By Matt N
From: Santa Barbara, CA
Jan 7, 2013
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

Look like some home-made hangers.
Left start is ~10a, starting on the right keeps it 5.9
By Chris Owen
From: Big Bear Lake
Dec 28, 2013
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Not 5.9 unless today I was completely off form. More like 5.10b or c for me considering how much I flailed.
By BAd
Apr 23, 2015

Thank you, Chris! Most of these routes seem like TOTAL sandbags. Maybe a bunch of holds broke off? These little buggers are hard. I've started calling this area The Wall of a Hundred Sandbags. Folks should go in expecting stuff to be under rated by one number, give or take. Grrrrr...


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