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Couleur du Vent 

YDS: 5.13b French: 8a Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 30 British: E7 6c

   
Type:  Sport, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.13b French: 8a Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 30 British: E7 6c [details]
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Submitted By: kiff on Nov 23, 2011

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Description 

Hard start to sustained 5.12 pockets and crimps, good technique will make this section go smoothly (think drop knees). A quick shake leads to the routes crux, revolving around a high right heel hook and fingery holds. The route isn't over yet, a remaining section of 5.11+ guards the chains on this awesome Berlin sector test piece.

Location 

Route just left of Berlin, due the high and poor nature of the starting holds, there may be a pile of cheater stones at the base.

Protection 

Bolts


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By Jonathan Siegrist
From: his truck
May 9, 2014
rating: 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c

An absolute mega classic by international standards. Hard for the grade, especially if you head straight towards the anchor at the top, avoiding an easier finish out left. Probably closer to 90 feet in length.
By DCSwish23
From: Maine/Spain
Jan 14, 2017

Phenomenal route. Gorgeous blue streak framed in gold with some of the best rock on the planet. Tough crux then some more good climbing to the top. I worked out some beta going straight up that felt easier (but quite techy and balancy) that going way out left and definitely felt more like I was really doing the route not traversing off route like going left felt.

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