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Double Standard 

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

Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Stuart Ruckman, Libby Ellis 1989
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Submitted By: Nathan Fisher on Sep 20, 2003

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Jordan Traxioning up Double Standard at sunset.


Just left of the large boulder, is a crack that requires stemming down low and jams the rest of the way. The protection is there and the moves are not too bad.


2 bolts are at the top for anchors. Getting to the anchors requires a lead of some sort. If one doesn't feel like leading a trad route, one can lead Lip Service.

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Rock Climbing Photo: A sunny April morning with Jon Scoville.
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By Nathan Fisher
Aug 21, 2006

Standard rack would suffice for the lead. It takes nuts very well.
By Scott Gilliam
From: Raleigh, NC
Feb 22, 2009
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

Very fun route. For extra fun, do the steep start w/o stemming off the boulder. Makes it more sustained and pumpy.
By triznuty
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Jul 13, 2009
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

Nice and steep. Good protection. A must do if you're up there..
By Kevin MP
From: Redmond, OR
Feb 26, 2015

One of the best leads on the wall, with sustained fun movement on mostly finger cracks. Great warmup for Aquaduck!

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