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YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Eric Fazio-Rhicard & Dave Turner (1990)
Season: Sunny Until 3pm
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Submitted By: Hendrixson on Nov 2, 2015

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BETA PHOTO: Footnotes


Like a moth to a flame, the guidebook description of "super technical face" drew me to this line. As a connoisseur of this shunned art expectations were high. Clipping the chains with a trail of tick marks and shoe rubber below I smiled; Footnotes had lived up to its byline.

Delicate edging and crimping leads to a low angle rest. From the midpoint on, the hands fade into crimps and the feet into smears. It is improbable and totally awesome. Footnotes is highly recommended for those who enjoy thin face climbing.


Footnotes is the middle of three sport routes on the southeast face of Stovepipe. It ascends the clean, near-vertical face immediately to the left of a chimney.


Approximately 8 bolts to chain anchors. The anchors are shared with Dial A Muffin.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Footnotes.  Photo by Abby Stocks.
Footnotes. Photo by Abby Stocks.

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