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The Chocolate Block (aka Rocky Top)
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Dark Chocolate 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 65'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Greg Barnes, Karin Wuhrmann
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Submitted By: Jon duSaint on Dec 15, 2006

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Description 

Start on top of the Chocolate Block (approach via "Chocolate Mice" or "Drop Out"). Thin face climbing up the right side of upper face.

Protection 

5 bolts


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By BAd
Apr 15, 2015
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

This is a wonderful route. It is a little spooky for getting to the first bolt with a serious ledge fall if you blow it. I did the run the first time I led it, but more recently, after we did the 5.8 to the left, as we lowered, we clipped the line into the first bolt and pulled the rope, which stayed in easily, leaving the first bolt clipped. Schweet. This is a good deal more challenging than the left route.

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