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Fingers of Fate 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 110'
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Mike Hartley and Jim Anglin 1979 F.F.A. Alan Lester 1979
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Submitted By: Bryson Slothower on Mar 17, 2006

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This one's got a bit o' everything!

Start out in stepped rock just below Chairman Mao and climb up and into a funky crack system that quickly steepens and leads to some good jams. Follow the crack up through a blunt arete feature then follow it through a dramatic hand traverse left with little or no feet on the slab below. When the crack peters out power straight up the face (pumpy) past a bolt to a ledge with an anchor.

Belay from the top and rap with a 60m or climb and lower with a 70m.


Between Super Slab and Moscow. starts just right of Chairman Mao's Little Red Book.


standard rack with extras from .5 to 1"

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By Sam Bedell
From: Bend, OR
Mar 15, 2015

I would suggest triples in finger sized cams for this route because the crack is surprisingly uniform for smith and placing stances are not the best, save some for the top but don't place a piece right below the bolt as it will give you plenty of rope drag.

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