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Crucial Taunt 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Sport, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Jason Halladay
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Submitted By: Jason Halladay on Mar 22, 2014

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Party on, Wayne. Rock out on this little number that starts up a ramp of great, water-polished rock to a corner. Climb the corner and clip bolts on the left until it feels natural to leave the corner and bust out left onto the face. Featured rock and a couple of wonderful how-did-these-get-here pockets take you through the steep roof and finish to the anchors.
The rock up high is a bit gritty but climbs well.


On the right side of the south-facing wall of the alcove. The route starts up the featured slab to the corner before going up and left.


8 bolts to a chains with carabiners.

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By JFurst
From: Durham, NC
Sep 13, 2015
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Thought this was a really awesome climb, great warmup route, classic 5.9!

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