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Close Encounters 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 65'
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
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Submitted By: dmPete on Oct 27, 2014

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Stellar moves up this killer, varied terrain!

Description 

Fantastic, challenging and varied climbing! Delicate face moves, use of an arete, dynamic moves to crimps, an overhang section with blocky holds you can use multiple ways, this route is killer!

Begin on a thin, blank face, work your way up using sparse feet small crimps and the occasional arete pull.

Move into an overhang and pull the lip onto tiny crimps.

The first bolted anchor can be the endpoint here, or you can pull another roof to the final anchor

Location 

Around the arete to the right of "Alien Autopsy."

Protection 

Quickdraws. Two sets of bolted anchors. One 3/4 of the way up, another around a second roof.


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By Kai Nodera
Jun 27, 2017

I was working this route yesterday (6/26/17) and I think it was around the 7th or 8th bolt, but one of the jugs completely broke off. Hopefully it didn't change the grade too much....

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