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El Nino 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Malcolm Jolly, Meri Jolley, Vivian Farsworth, 1989
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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Jan 27, 2007

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El Nino

Description 

The climb is short, and the holds appear big. Don't be fooled.

The first half of the climb is steep, but the holds really are good. The second half provides the crux with a tricky sequence getting up to and passed the last bolt.

Location 

Located at the left hand end of the Warming Wall, on an overhanging prow.

Protection 

4 bolts, open shuts anchor


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By C Miller
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From: CA
Jul 30, 2008
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

Short and deceptively steep down low to a tricky and somewhat technical crux before the last bolt. Pumpier than one might imagine for such a short route.
By Michael Dom
Dec 13, 2015

Don't lose your lunch at the top, stay committed for one last move. Otherwise you will take the king swing. My friend did and missed the ground by about 2 feet. Swung in hot.

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