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Ethiopian Kid 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c PG13

Type:  Trad, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c PG13 [details]
FA: Bret and Stuart Ruckman, 1985
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Submitted By: grk10vq on May 4, 2016

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"You're going to climb that?!" Ethiopian Kid is Narcolepsy's orphan, the "elephant in the room" or crag as it were... Climb the obvious broken or destroyed looking crack up the left side of the buttress. A low crux allows for you to recover just in time to get freaked out again by the integrity of the line's upper section. Sustained climbing from the roof through the upper crack, physical relief will come after the crack turns into shattered munge. A fun but short line that is impaired by it's deteriorating quality. A mandatory send for the crag tick.


The obvious finger sized crack through a roof, this route is directly left of Up a Cliff Without a Ladder.


Small to medium gear for the crack, draws, runners, and a cordelette. Build an anchor at the top with medium to large sized gear.

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