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Drill for the Thrill 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Nate Adams
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Nate Adams on Mar 13, 2006

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Drill for the Thrill shares the start with Natural Born Drilla. The steep crux is about mid-route.

See the topo.


13 (or so) bolts.

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By Mike LoPresti
Jun 18, 2016
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

I thought this route was great. I believe it was 14 bolts. 5.11 climbing for the first 6 bolts. Then 3-4 bolts of steep 5.12. Then 4-5 bolts of thin, balancy 5.10 to finish. Milk your rests, you get 2 ledge rests before the 5.12 section. One of the best 12s at Lime Creek, and judging from comments, climbs better than Natural Born Drilla.
By Mississippi James
From: Brighton by way of dirty south
Jul 18, 2016
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

Great route! Really enjoyed the 4 bolt crux section. Not just that, but this is the first true line you see in the canyon when you arrive. It's a proud line the climbs the obvious prow and its as good as it looks! A must do!

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