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Finesse 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Al Hospers & George Hurley ?
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Submitted By: nhclimber on Jul 20, 2009

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Description 

Great hard face climbing with a low crux (at first bolt) and high crux 10' before small overlap. Turn the overlap (watch for bees) and follow an easy low angle hand crack.

Location 

Just to the right of october wind corner.

Protection 

light rack and draws


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By burlap submariner
Jan 24, 2010

john boy, this route is called "Finess".
By nhclimber
From: Newmarket, NH
Jan 25, 2010

Thanks Buddy!
By Rob Albert
Sep 23, 2013

The bees were very upset this past Saturday. They buzzed me so much, that I didn't finish the climb, and bailed into the corner just before the last bolt. There is a huge nest in the crack on the right (Inside Straight), and it looked like they were trying to get established in the overlap on this climb too. Be careful!
By Greg Kuchyt
From: Richmond, VT
Sep 27, 2015
rating: 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b

The climbing around the 3rd and 4th bolts is kind of unclear as to which way to go. You can either go left into October Wind or right on a right-facing flake. Either work and I'm not sure which is supposed to be the intended line. Otherwise I think this is a really worth while line. A light rack of cams from a green c3 to a .75 C4 was useful.

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