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Fat Bastard 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Keegan Dimmick on Apr 30, 2008

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Description 

The crux is pulling through the roof and finding the holds. This is a great route for new leaders. Intimidating (very short) roof with jug holds. Great 5.7 warm up. Clip 4 bolts on easy 5.4 climbing, then clip 1 more through the roof to the anchors.

Location 

The small roof directly to the right of the big roof. You can't miss the big roof. This is the last bolted route before the trail begins to ascend the hill on the right side of the crag.

Protection 

5 bolts and ring anchors.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Stretching for the last clip
Stretching for the last clip
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Is that relief or fear in his eyes?
Rock Climbing Photo: Fat Bastard
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By Vicki Schwantes
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From: Sacramento, CA
Oct 31, 2010

The right D ring on the anchor spins.
By J Walpole
May 13, 2013
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Great route, this was my first lead ever!
By Gabe Boning
From: Falls Church, Virginia
Mar 15, 2015

As of December 2014, the spinner on the anchor was fixed
By David Kutassy
From: Charlottesville, VA
Mar 31, 2015

Good climb, needs an alpine draw on the 2nd to last bolt! Tough to find holds on the roof unless you traverse right.

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