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Delayed Gratification 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Eric Foster
New Route: Yes
Season: Shady most of the day
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Submitted By: Eric Foster on Mar 10, 2012

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BETA PHOTO: Delayed Gratification (left) and WP0D(right)


Start is the same as "White Punks on Dope" and instead of moving to the right at the top of the easy corner continue strait up bolted face through delicate thin face moves. Anchors are the same as Allez Lou.


Right Of Allez Lou.


A couple of cams from .75-3. 4 Bolts to 2 bolt anchor.

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By roman d
From: Pasadena, CA
Apr 23, 2012
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Fun addition to the area - very thoughtful movement and hard to read sequences on headwall. I thought clipping the first bolt was a little awkward/committing. be careful of loose blocks at the top of the corner.
By Eric Foster
From: Chandler/Flagstaff, AZ
Apr 23, 2012

I left a space on the bolting higher up where it was easier, did you think that it was ok? I tried to place the bolts in the best place I could. I would agree the moves are tricky. Glad you liked it.

By roman d
From: Pasadena, CA
Apr 23, 2012
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

The face is nicely bolted, with gear available between bolts at the top. I felt like it was right at my onsight limit and didn't stress about the pro anywhere.

First bolt felt kind of reachy, especially since I am tall, but I could easily have just botched that sequence.
By Eric Foster
From: Chandler/Flagstaff, AZ
Apr 23, 2012

Ok, cool. Thanks for the feedback man!
By David Arthur Sampson
Apr 25, 2012

um. I would have to see the line, but it sounds a bit like this "new" climb shares some of the same terrain as "Sampson and Delilah", a top rope climb that manuel, laurel, and I did in 2005.
By arjunmh
From: Phoenix & Prescott, AZ
Sep 21, 2014
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

This is a good climb. The bottom section, shared with "White Punks on Dope" is an interesting trad section for Iso and I had the same reaction to the first bolt as Roman did -- except, I don't have his reach and so getting that bolt clipped was quite a stretch! Granted, was the end of a good day and so perhaps the tricky face moves seemed harder than they needed to be -- would still rate this solid 10 or 10+ for Iso and the 2 stars rather than 3 is for the chunky lower trad section. Nice addition and shall do White Punks next time when there's no storm coming in.
By Colin Kubarych
From: Phoenix, AZ
Aug 16, 2015

I'm going to be 3 years late in my vote, but I'd say that first bolt is just a bit too high. The possibility of blowing the clip is fairly real and the fall into the corner not that pretty. If the sketchy blocks at the top of the dihedral were more solid, I'd say the clip is fine but any gear placed around those blocks should be considered suspect.

With all that said, the climbing on the headwall above to corner is some of the finest edging I've done at ISO.

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