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El Tesoro 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 115'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Craig Childre on Jun 6, 2012

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Tyler Hunt leading El Tesoro in 2016

Description 

Great face climbing not very sustained, but a good route. Well placed bolts

Location 

East of Macho. Look for the first bolt. Rap off using 2 ropes or a 70M.

Protection 

6 bolts, 2 bolt anchor


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Rock Climbing Photo: Micah at the fall 2015 gathering
Micah at the fall 2015 gathering

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By bad dude
From: Oklahoma City,OK
Nov 4, 2012
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13

I gave this a PG13 because there is a 30ft runout from the last bolt to the anchors.
By Chase Webb
From: Little Rock, AR
Nov 20, 2015
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Very surprised this route isn't recommended more at Quartz. The crux comes right after the first bolt, making it incredibly well protected. A soft 10a by Quartz standards. If you want a climb to break into leading at Quartz, this would be my first choice.

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