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YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
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Submitted By: saxfiend on Jul 5, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: 10a Lower leda


Short and sequency, this tough 10 definitely has its cryptic moments. Fortunately, the crux is well protected by the third bolt.

Starting at an orange wall below a prominent roof, edqe your way up the face past three bolts to anchors below the roof.


Near the left end of the Lower Leda cliff, just left of the corner crack climb Misunderstood.


Three bolts, bolted anchors.

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By Brent Blevins
From: Chattanooga,Tennessee
Apr 27, 2016

One of my favorites at LL. It's all there for the taking but I had to red point it due to the funky sequence moving left over the bulge to the small horn before the third bolt. I'm rating it a 5.10b IMO.
By spellstrike
From: Duluth
Feb 19, 2017
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Second hangar is a spinner but the bolt still seems solid from light inspection. Used a text book yellow C4 #2 to back it up in a horizontal a few feet after it.

Stellar climb and was the only dry route nearby on this rainy morning.

Probably one of my favorite routes to date. Would repeat.
By Brutus Youn
Sep 11, 2017

Fun route, but could really use a bolt at or before the horizontal to make it a safe sport climb. As it is it's maybe 15ft runout and the clip to the bolt above the horizontal is the crux so it's lacking protection at the most critical part of the climb. Using a #1-2 cam in the horizontal makes it feel much safer.

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