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Dracula 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 65'
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Gary Rall
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Submitted By: peachy spohn on Aug 17, 2007

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Daryl takes on the infamous pod crux.

Description 

Dracula is one of the best and most popular 5.12 routes in Portland. The route is consistent, but the ending (into the infamous Pod)could get you any time. Good, unique, and classic moves fill the route. A truly addicting classic.

Location 

Bat Wall, the first route you get to.

Protection 

Sport.


Photos of Dracula Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The rail of Dracula. Classic moves
The rail of Dracula. Classic moves
Rock Climbing Photo: Bela, Dracula and Frightnight
BETA PHOTO: Bela, Dracula and Frightnight
Rock Climbing Photo: Erik on the start of Dracula on a rainy Portland d...
Erik on the start of Dracula on a rainy Portland d...
Rock Climbing Photo: In the classic rail traverse of Dracula
In the classic rail traverse of Dracula

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By pdxuller
Oct 18, 2013

Knee bar? Layback? The pod is about as unique a feature as I've seen.
By Micah Klesick
Administrator
From: Vancouver, WA
Feb 9, 2015

Dracula has been rebolted as of 2/9/15 with SS 1/2" bolts, thanks to ASCA for hardware. Steel anchor biners have been added.
By dmPete
May 21, 2016
rating: 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a

Wow, what a fantastic line! Requires so much more precise beta and so much less burl than anything else I've climbed at the grade. Amazing!
By Emmerson
From: Portland OR
Nov 28, 2016
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a



Video of me sending it in September, 2016

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