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YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 130'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: July, 1986 by Thomas and Ranier Malzbender
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Submitted By: John Gunnels on Apr 9, 2006

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A good combo of crack and face holds make this cli...

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This is a VERY enjoyable pitch with excellent protection. Another Tower dihedral which utilizes stemming and a few face moves. The crux comes about 20 or so feet below the anchors.


A full set of stoppers and Camalots to #3.

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By Phil Lauffen
From: The Bubble
Sep 27, 2010

This is a very enjoyable climb with some cool stemming down low followed by a stemmy/facey crux near the top. A good warmup for some of the more difficult routes in the area.
By Lucas Barth
From: Devils Tower, WY
May 7, 2016

Really nice and varied route with stemming, face climbing and finger locks. Takes good protection. Comparable in quality and grade to Broken Tree. Go do it!
By Casey Engstrom
From: Randolph, NH
May 11, 2016

The route is a bit dirty compared to some of the more heavily traveled routes. I wished there had been pro a bit earlier on the walk up the ramp/slab to the base of the climb. Otherwise a great climb! Airy, balency crux moves.

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