|Type:||Trad, 2 pitches, 200'|
|Original:||YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b X [details]|
|FA:||Bob Gaines, Bruce Christle 10/86|
|Submitted By:||Ryan Bracci on Nov 5, 2013|
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By Bob Gaines
Nov 6, 2013
Actually, the route name is Elijah's Coming, named to commemorate the upcoming birth of my partner Bruce's son Elijah.
The second pitch was originally led with no bolts (5.8 X). The 2 bolts were added later by my partner Bruce with my permission, to make for a fun and safe pitch. So the route no longer deserves an "X" rating. If you'd like to experience the exhilaration of the original style in which I led it, you can free solo it.
When I led the first pitch I placed a piece high in the Mike's Books crack (5.10b R).