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Dragon's Breath 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Eric Chemello
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Submitted By: Lurker on Dec 2, 2015

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Description 

Meander through some choss off the ground, then immediately pull a steep bulge on huge holds. At the 6th bolt, head left (straight up is a 5.13+ project) through a slabby section and gain a no-hands rest after clipping the 7th bolt.

The crux comes pretty quick after the rest, getting into and moving past a poor left-hand sidepull. However, the route stays pretty full-on all the way to the anchors. Unlike "Fearless Leader" which is pretty soft for the grade, this one is pretty stout. Killer route for the 5.12 climber.

Location 

Middle of the Bowling Ball, just right of a big madrone.

Protection 

12 bolts, rap anchors.


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