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Egghead 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: JS, Eric Clark, May 2017
New Route: Yes
Page Views: 67
Submitted By: John Steiger on Jul 4, 2017  with updates from Eric Clark

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Description 

Egghead starts by scampering up the third class gully that leads to the ledge system from which The Professor and Tuition Hike start, but continues up a line of bolts directly above the gully. At the fourth bolt trend right past a few more bolts to the chain anchors for The Professor. Although really just a boulder problem followed by much easier climbing, I think you’ll find it worthwhile for a quick hit 11+/12-.

Location 

Set up below the obvious, broken gully that leads to The Professor/Tuition Hike's ledge system. See phototopo on main page.

Protection 

Six draws, and two more for the chains. Well protected, but a pain to clean on rappel or when lowering—might want to have your second clean it on TR.


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