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Different Strokes 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: 2011/ original vision Jason & Wayne
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: s.price on Jul 2, 2011

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COOL STRIPED WALL!! Susan follows the great flake ...


The first 12 feet are doable in flipflops. The rest of the route makes up for it. It follows the right arm of what is locally known as the Y.


This is left of Hollow Excuse. See the photo for Hollow Excuse.


5 black bolts, anchors over the top.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Ray Hellinger making the move back left.
Ray Hellinger making the move back left.
Rock Climbing Photo: Sorting out the crux.
Sorting out the crux.
Rock Climbing Photo: Rich Strang taking a look.
Rich Strang taking a look.

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By Rich Strang
From: Santa Fe, NM
Jul 11, 2011

Very fun climbing up the flake with one powerful (for the 5.9 grade - almost a 10a single move). The top is pretty good too. I gave it 3 stars because of the dirtiness up high, but as that cleans up, this should become 4 stars. It's not that dirty though, just "dusty".
By kmcgaughey
Sep 4, 2012

Watch out for poison ivy at the base of this route!

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