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Fiction 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c X

   
Type:  Trad, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c X [details]
FA: First lead: Greg Childs
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Submitted By: Jon Nelson on May 22, 2013

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Description 

Best done as a toprope.

Start on a flake just left of The Zipper. Pull up onto the slab. The crux is a little above the level of the corner on the Zipper P1, after which is a long leadout into groundfall territory. Trend up and right back to the Zipper P1 anchor.

Location 

About 20 feet left of The Zipper.

Protection 

Best scoped out on toprope.


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By Drewsky
Jun 26, 2013

Fun toprope. Years ago, I broke one of the old .25" (button head) bolts at the beginning by tapping the hanger with my foot. The head sheared right off and I recovered the old Leeper hanger at the base. Luckily, I wasn't on lead. This was one of the bolts that 'protect' the crux, although I doubt anyone is lining up to lead this. And to think I've fallen on bolts like that before, not to mention rappelled from them...

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