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Cold Blooded Corner 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b R

Type:  TR, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b R [details]
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Submitted By: lee hansche on Jan 25, 2010

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I havent climbed this one out of the water yet but i did do it on TR... The walls are very smooth and slick when you are wet so that makes it really hard... There is a jutting rock under the water that makes falling a bad idea...

Basically climb the corner to the top.... Lay backs and fingerlocks abound... The climbing gets easier as you go...

The name comes from when i fell through the ice while aiding the route...haha good times...


Crisp corner on the left side of the cliff...


You could lead it on gear in the winter but a TR works or just watch out for the rock when you hit the water...

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By a.Crowley
Sep 13, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R

This is a tough climb but its no 5.10. With dry hands/shoes/rock it can be climbed by most beginners... get it wet, and thats another story altogether

The R rating holds true though as the rock juts out a few feet underwater at the base of the climb. Dont fall, be safe

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