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Easiest Path 

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

Type:  Sport, 55'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Michael Kimm, July 2009
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Michael Kimm on Jul 29, 2009

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This climb sits to the right and behind the Iron Man Wall, near the left edge of the Ultraman. The left hand bolted line, this climb follows the old KP addage: "the shortest distance between two points is a straight line, but the easiest path wanders". You'll be wandering a bit on this one. Head up the obvious crack/break to where it goes horizontal, traverse left, and weave your way up the slab above. Bail right around the final vertical section, and clip those chains. A little cruxy off the ground.


5 bolts to anchors.

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By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Jan 1, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

if you start up the crack, this is probably 5.8. If you start left of the bolt, it might be 5.9. Its a nice climb, though.
By Ben Townsend
Nov 17, 2016

Enjoyable climbing. The start is a bit reachy; I placed a stopper in the initial crack to protect the move to the first bolt.

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