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Def-Con 1 

YDS: 5.14a French: 8b+ Ewbanks: 32 UIAA: X+ ZA: 32 British: E8 7a

   
Type:  Sport
Original:  YDS: 5.14a French: 8b+ Ewbanks: 32 UIAA: X+ ZA: 32 British: E8 7a [details]
FA: James Litz (bolted by C.Grijalva)
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Submitted By: SM Ryan on Jul 13, 2015

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Description 

Starts in the middle of the cave above the collapsed small tree. OK to use the small tree as start foot. Impressive steep line up the center of the cave. Cool heel hook beta for 4 moves through the crux lower section. Resistance climbing to top. Knee-bar beta at 3/4 life saver on redpoint.

Consensus on grade needed - input ranging from 13d-14a, which may be largely due to height and use of the kneebar at 3/4 point on route.

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