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Fireworks in February 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Sport, 75'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Jason Roy 02/2010
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: cfittell on Apr 21, 2011

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BETA PHOTO: Lots of rope drag. A long runner on the bolt at th...

Description 

Half jug fest, half low-angled scramble to a large ledge. Don't let the rope drag pull you down.

Location 

The farthest left route of the newly developed section of the cliff; around the corner & to the right of Fashion Sense. Just a few feet off the trail heading towards the Far East.

Protection 

9 bolts to 2 bolt anchor. Rappel, or have your rope eaten by rope drag.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Sean heading up to the pretty view of this route.
Sean heading up to the pretty view of this route.

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By Hendrixson
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From: Tucson, AZ
Jun 2, 2015
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

I believe this route has been extended. There are now three sets of anchors. The lowest anchors come after the hardest and best climbing. The second set are slightly higher but too recessed and likely the reason folks have complained of rope drag. The third and final set comes after an additional three or so bolts. The climbing is less than vertical and on slightly mossy terrain. This section adds length but not much else.
By Michael Parker
From: Tulsa, OK
Oct 17, 2016

I only saw 2 sets of anchors on this route. I climbed up to the first set and clipped a long runner to the anchor to help with rope drag and then continued up to a 2nd set which were at the top of the wall. I really enjoyed the diversity of climbing on this single route.