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Elephant's Child 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Greg Hand & Paul Heyliger, 3/3/2016
New Route: Yes
Page Views: 1,286
Submitted By: Greg Hand on Mar 7, 2016

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Description 

Mount the overhang at the start ,then follow incredibly large holds above. The crux is a short traverse out the large feature above.

Location 

This is a few feet right of Old Man Kangaroo.

Protection 

10 bolts to a 2-bolt anchor with chains shared with Old Man Kangaroo.


Photos of Elephant's Child Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The start.
BETA PHOTO: The start.
Rock Climbing Photo: Greg Hand halfway up Elephant's Child in the big h...
Greg Hand halfway up Elephant's Child in the big h...
Rock Climbing Photo: A rope on the route.
BETA PHOTO: A rope on the route.
Rock Climbing Photo: Greg Hand at the upper traverse.
Greg Hand at the upper traverse.

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By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
Mar 16, 2016
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

This route has amazing holds, lots of incut holds, and the crux looks like it will be much harder than it actually is. The crux is steep, but there are great holds to be used.
By Brad Taylor
Aug 9, 2016

Really enjoyed the crux. Hang below slight ceiling and work around it. Thanks to Alan for beta.

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