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YDS: 5.13a French: 7c+ Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 29 British: E6 6c

   
Type:  Sport, 35'
Original:  YDS: 5.13a French: 7c+ Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 29 British: E6 6c [details]
FA: FA: Kelly Mallicaot, Clint Carikker FFA: Ryan Surface
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Submitted By: Ryan Surface on Oct 5, 2016

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BETA PHOTO: The start of Cortez, before you start the traverse

Description 

Originally an A2 line climbed Aug 9th 1979 by Kelly Mallicoat and Clint Carriker called Montezuma's Revenge. Cortez, who conquered Montezuma, now goes free.

Climb out the impressive hanging corner utilizing sequential gymnastic beta and pull over the roof on excellent jugs.

Protection 

Bolts, Permadraws


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Rock Climbing Photo: The traverse on Cortez, equipped with permadraws
BETA PHOTO: The traverse on Cortez, equipped with permadraws
Rock Climbing Photo: Cortez
Cortez

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By Ryan Surface
From: Kansas City
Dec 24, 2016

The sole undercling on the roof has broken, the route likely still goes, but the 3rd clip may be more awkward.

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