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Cold Hand Luke 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: B. Burnham, et al.
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Submitted By: Braxtron on Feb 19, 2007

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All I remember is that I wouldn't go out of my way to do this one again.


Just right of Grand Theft Otto.


Gear, 1 or 2 bolts, chain anchor.

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By kurt schroeder
Nov 30, 2008

My feelings are hurt! Ben put up the anchors and I led it. Ok I'll admit it wasn't our best work, but we were looking for a long mostly trad lead. It would have gotten one more bolt but I cleaned some grass and dirt out of a crack and voila: stopper city. Ben gave me a bad time about it for two months. kas
By Susan Divine
From: Fulton, mo
Aug 2, 2010

lovely route - a little bit of a bold lead for beginners.
By Christian
From: Casa do Cacete
Apr 28, 2012
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13

The natural line seems to be following the same crack as "Grand Theft Otto" (couple of 5.9 moves) and then busting right at the top of that. Runout on easy ground from the last placement above the crack to the bolt, looked like about 15 feet to me.

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