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First, Last & Only (FLO) 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Ha Ngo, Tom Helvie
New Route: Yes
Page Views: 161
Submitted By: Ha- on May 29, 2015

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Description 

The first crux is at the first bolt. The second is about half way up.

Location 

Right of Soundtrack to Failure.

Protection 

9 bolts.


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By Jeff Scheuerell
May 29, 2015
rating: 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

What?
By Ha-
May 30, 2015

It was fun, but my right shoulder still hurts from hammering. Hopefully, people will think that it is not too tightly bolted or too run out.
By Jeff Scheuerell
May 30, 2015
rating: 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Hey Ha! Nice job!

What, as in, first, last and only what?? Route drilled by hand?
By Tom Helvie
From: Bishop, CA
May 31, 2015

Drilled by hand!!??!! She'd still be there hammering :)
By Jeff Scheuerell
May 31, 2015
rating: 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Ha, Ha, Ha-
By Austin Archer
From: Bishop, Ca.
Jun 4, 2015

Ha!
By Darrell Hensel
Jun 5, 2015

Ahhhhh - Ha!
By Tim Steele
From: Bishop, CA.
Jun 8, 2015

Ha is a sandbagger!!!! ;) It's only 10d if you skip the V13 boulder problem at the first bolt and avoid the 5.11 climbing above. J/K, love it! Great route, Ha, and that's no joke.
By Ha-
Jun 8, 2015

Tim- You crack me up! Now we're even: you gave Funky Monkey 11a & I think it is a little harder;) I think FLO is 10d because I recently did Boldly Departed again & think that it is a couple letter grades harder than FLO, but maybe I'm wrong. I'm glad that you did it & think it's a good route:)
By Darrell Hensel
Jun 13, 2015

Too tightly bolted??? I'm with Tim, survival mode is the first thing that comes to mind. He, he, he... oops, I meant Ha, ha, ha.

Seriously though, it seemed like it was bolted just fine. Not over or under bolted. It is a little tricky to protect the climbing up to the third bolt given the logical clip opportunities, but I thought it made sense the way it was done.

Good job Ha.
By Jeff Scheuerell
Oct 8, 2016
rating: 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Too tightly bolted??? WTF, I'm with Darrell on this one. It's just right, you want one before you get one time and again but the clips are in logical places. Good work sandbagger! I highly recommend this route.
By Ha-
Oct 8, 2016

Hey Jeff- Glad you got on it! Feel free to tell me what you really think;) Did you finish putting up your route?

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