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Drop Zone 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Sport
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Alan Hirahara, John German, Late 1990s.
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Submitted By: C Miller on Oct 24, 2006

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Caitlin nearing the crux.


A thin start leads to progressively better holds and then a routefinding challenge at the top where it's easy to greatly increase the difficulty. A good thinking route.


8 bolts, shuts

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By SteveRRG
Aug 11, 2014

The top is tricky. Looks like you should go straight up, but not many holds. Went left up a sloping ledge and then back onto the face, but it didn't seem like the way it should be done.
By Brian Allen
From: Palm Desert
Aug 12, 2014

I agree on the comment about the top. I looked to the left where the ramp SteveRRG describes is but ended up going way right and definitely off route. My partner managed to go straight up the last section after spending some time looking around and felt it was at the grade but difficult to find the right sequence.
By alleyehave
From: San Diego, CA
Apr 29, 2015
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

The top section seems straightforward. There are actually good footholds, but the massive jugs and pockets that the area is known for disappear...if you're unacquainted with slab climbing, this will feel much harder than 5.8...

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