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Crossing the Delaware With Your Pants Down 

YDS: 5.11b/c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 160'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b/c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Dave Morales
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Submitted By: Aaron Nash on Sep 30, 2013

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BETA PHOTO: red M&M's area. George and Martha, Red M&M's, Cros...

Description 

Thin, but positive moves lead up 7 bolts to a layback. Chain anchor at the top. Bring a blue or yellow sized TCU for the top part unless you want to run it out as the bolts stop a good ways below the anchor.

Location 

Bolt line just to the right of Red M&M's

Protection 

7 bolts to the anchor. Bring a yellow and/or blue TCU for the upper section unless you feel like running it out


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Rock Climbing Photo: excellent climb!
excellent climb!
Rock Climbing Photo: Awesome variety of movement on this classic column...
Awesome variety of movement on this classic column...

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By geoff georges
From: Seattle, Wa.
May 15, 2014
rating: 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a

A must do at the grade for Vantage, more interesting then some other jug hauls. could use a couple of aliens for upper crux.
By Jplotz
From: Wenatchee, WA
Jul 23, 2014

Great route! FA Dave Morales. He onsighted this on first ascent, with gear and then onsighted the neighbor route Red M n M's.
By Chris Mutzel
From: Seattle, Washington
Nov 21, 2014

Awesome route. Did without any TCUs, which was a bit scary. The fall would have been quite fun. My favorite thus far at vantage. I would say the crux is around the 3-4 bolts, but getting through the mantle at the stop is though provoking as well.