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Float Like a Butterfly 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Peter Franzen on Jan 22, 2006  with updates from Carl Schaefer

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Nhat leading Float Like a Butterfly

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A great toprope climb for the aspiring 5.10 climber. Bomber rock, fun moves, and an easy toprope setup make for a great route.

It lies approximately 15 feet to the left of the prominent crack running up the river facing side of the Block.


this is now a bolted sport route, not TR.
it has 8 bolts to a rap anchor

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By David Tvedt
Apr 25, 2006

This route was a TR but was bolted around 98/99 and Alan Watts noted in a posting on the now defunct that the line drawn for the route in his 92 guide is incorrect and that the current bolted line for the route is different. "Float Like a Butterfly" is the second bolted route left of Rope De Dope Crack.
By icsteveoh
From: salt lake city, UT
Aug 31, 2006
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

This is a super fun route with bomb hands and some balancy moves. I thought it was an easier lead for a 10 but thats all good. Getting to the chains is probably one of the harder moves. Most choose to go around the side and pop over.
By Euan Cameron
From: Mammoth Lakes
Sep 25, 2016
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

10b? I don't think so. Very soft. However, it is still fun climbing but more like 9+/10-
By Obi
From: Portland, OR
Sep 30, 2017
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Fun route that feels like it has a plethora of indoor gym moves on it. Only thing that reminds you that it's not are the puppy-teeth like sharp holds that pepper this climb.

Still a great climb if on this formation.

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