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Elastic Stacks 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: S.Soucy,J.Garlough,J.Dickson
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: mr. mystery on Dec 4, 2012

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Description 

Some thoughts...
This climb has some of the strangest rock ive seen on a route. Stacks of mica embedded in the rock but exposed and protruding. Some seem solid, some more flexible.
climb unprotected, easy slab for 15ft to a small flake system for your first piece of pro. go up flake system and clip a bolt. pull over bulge on a large pinch and climb through crux section clipping 2 bolts enroute. climb towards crack left of ring anchor and protect your second from swing. Ring anchor to your right is shared with $20 Arete-tion.



Location 

start at toe of rock just left of $20 Arete-tion.

Protection 

3 bolts. small selection of cams fingers to hands will suffice. 2 ring bolt anchor.


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By joshua corbett
From: Wolfeboro NH
Dec 5, 2012

Shane bud, This is on the right side of Two Shots of Nyquil
By killahbees
Dec 5, 2012

oops thanks man. missed that one.
By Robert Hall
Administrator
Sep 23, 2013
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Nice route, but MAN, you don't want to fall! Super sharp rock abounds.