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Ethical Jesture 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a R

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a R [details]
FA: Fred Knapp, Sharon Powers, Leland Davis, ~1989
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Submitted By: Fred Knapp on Mar 3, 2008

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Description 

This is the centermost route on the wall. It was bolted on the lead in the style of the South Dakota Needles, mostly for practice with that style. I did it so long ago that I can't recall the exact number of bolts or pins. Rumor has it that at least one pin fell out, so it may be even more serious now. I thought the climbing was good and intricate.

Protection 

You may need some small nuts, I can't remember.


Photos of Ethical Jesture Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The route.  Left is easier at the top than the rig...
BETA PHOTO: The route. Left is easier at the top than the rig...
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking down from about halfway up.
Looking down from about halfway up.
Rock Climbing Photo: The crux on the easier topout to the left of the m...
BETA PHOTO: The crux on the easier topout to the left of the m...
Rock Climbing Photo: The anchor bolts: non-welded cold shuts.
BETA PHOTO: The anchor bolts: non-welded cold shuts.
Rock Climbing Photo: The single bolt on the route.
BETA PHOTO: The single bolt on the route.

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By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
Jan 19, 2017
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R

There is only one bolt on this route now, and there are no pins. I thought the crux was right at the bottom.
By Benjamin Chapman
From: Small Town, USA
Jan 19, 2017

Sounds really clean.

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