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Electric Shock 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
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Submitted By: ehhaole on Sep 22, 2013

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BETA PHOTO: Characteristic of the area, "stemming around ...


Thin crack and stemming route with a couple of reasonable bonus moves mid-pitch. Good friction.


Directly left of Focal Point.


Several good small-medium nut placements available at the start, then several good small cam placements follow (for example Metolius small yellows and blues, 2X each.) I managed to place a #2 gold camalot in a little pod, but not sure where a #3 would go.(?) A white-painted pin makes thin moves mid-pitch feel cozy. The line is climbable directly up to a point level with the Focal Point anchors; optionally use a long sling to clip a bolt and/or piton around the arete. Alternatively, sneak over to Focal Point at the bolt/pin to avoid the last couple of stemming moves. Use Focal Point anchors.

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