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YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: L. Anderson 2004
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: socalbolter on Jan 1, 2005

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BETA PHOTO: Iceberg Boulder - West Face


Starts 12 feet right of Icebreaker. Big flakes lead to a very crimpy crux and a balancy topout. Joins Icebreaker at its last bolt.


4 bolts to existing double bolt anchor

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By Will S
From: Joshua Tree
Oct 11, 2011

While this is definitely not my best style (very thin & vertical), and I wasn't fully warmed up, this route seemed way harder than rated and completely shut me down. Very thin sidepull/gaston holds, with basically no feet to opposition off of, and a giant move to the shelf. It looks like a couple of holds may have been kicked/chipped or fallen off between the last good sidepull and the holds just over the lip of the shelf.

I'd be curious to know if this has been done recently and opinions on the rating.
By Hugo Almanza
From: Tucson, Arizona
Feb 23, 2017

It seems like a couple hand/foot holds have broken off. It felt significantly harder than the rating, but in fairness I haven't climbed a bunch of the grade in Joshua Tree. I'm curious to know as well if much has changed from it's original state.

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