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Clown School 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Leslie Riehl, Dan Hague, 2000
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Submitted By: Jeremy Steck on May 9, 2010

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Description 

Climb up the rippled face to the overhang. At the overhang, head up and left aiming for a nice chickenhead. From here, climb straight up to the shuts. The last moves before reaching the shuts are very sloppy. Really cool route for the grade.

Location 

This is the last route of the Circus Wall. Very obvious textured wall that leads to an overhang at mid height.

Protection 

6 bolts, shuts.


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By James G
Feb 21, 2011

The first bolt is currently missing a hanger. Use a stick clip for the second bolt if you are not solid at the grade!
By Layne Wyse
From: Portland, OR
Sep 23, 2011
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

First hanger still missing, 19 Sept 2011. Some dicey moves will get you to the second bolt, and then really fun chickenhead pulling over the roof.
By John Gassel
From: Boston, MA
May 31, 2016
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Hanger is still missing 5 years after the last post as of May 2016. Climbing between the bolts is pretty reasonable but you don't want to fall.

Pulling up through the roof on chicken head's was quite fun. :)

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