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YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Sport, 65'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Erik Pikas, Anthony Keogh, 2011
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Submitted By: Erik Pikas on Sep 18, 2012

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BETA PHOTO: Bottom of pitch


Fun climbing past some bulges to the anchor.


10' right slightly uphill of Niether.


Sport. 7 bolts to a 2 bolt chain anchor.

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By Erik Pikas
From: Las Vegas, NV
Oct 2, 2012

This anchor was recently retro bolted with 5.75"x 1/2" Power bolts and chains. (most bolts here are 5.75" x1/2" Power bolts)
By Ted E.
Mar 30, 2015

I only saw 4 bolts + anchor/chains. They were a nicely spaced 4 bolts though.
By Erik Pikas
From: Las Vegas, NV
May 23, 2017

Regarding the comment about only seeing 4 bolts: (First, thanks for posting the feedback) It is possible that I had forgotten what I had done by the time I got around to posting this on MP, but more likely the bolts are probably there but very camouflaged. When I first started bolting here I was really into the idea of making them unobtrusive for hunters and hikers. What I can guarantee is that the bolts on this route are nearly 6 inches deep, (5.75" to be exact) by ½" diameter including the bolts at the anchor which were re-done to replace the initial 2"x ⅜" bolts. I have, and would trust my life to them. I hope people enjoy these routes, and maybe brush the moss off once in a while since I haven't lived here in several years.

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