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Close Shave 

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

Type:  Sport, 45'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Trevor Bowman and Neil Kauffman 10/12/06
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Submitted By: Trevor Bowman on May 19, 2011

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Neil's getting funky!


A pleasant featured face to the top of the upper fin. Start with some slabby moves on rounded features to better holds and a steep finish on great (albeit thin) chickenheads and plates. Pull with care on these cool features as this is Butte rock!


Further down the narrow corridor past Razorburn. This is essentially above the top of S-Crack, on the west face of the upper fin. Ratfink Crack (left-leaning fingers and hands) is immediately to the left.


4 bolts to chains.

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By Ty Gittins
From: bozeman
May 27, 2011

looks cool...although pulling with care is in direct opposition to my hamster style, which calls for indiscriminate yarding with maximum crushing force! exploding holds mid route only adds to my experience...
By Trevor Bowman
From: Sheridan, WY
Jun 5, 2011

Touche sir! Stay off this route or there will be no holds left, hell you'll probably pull the fin over with frantic pawing, clawing, and squealing...

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