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Fun and Grins 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: bart cubrich 1 on Feb 14, 2014

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BETA PHOTO: Start of Fun and Grins.

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Description 

Low crux on good jams leads to rotten, chossy rock but easy climbing. Very fun route, but be prepared for the head game at the top. 5.9 might be soft, but it is hard to say, as the crux is definitely concentrated in the beginning, and eases up considerably afterwards.

Location 

The route is directly right of EAT. Either traverse to anchors at EAT (5.10), or continue up the slab to sling a tree. Route can be walked off by continuing up as well. This is a good way to set up a top rope on EAT without hiking all the way around buzzards roost.

Protection 

Takes small to large gear, can be led on medium gear. Careful placing cams in the rotten rock up top. Don't sling the tree in the middle, it isn't secure.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Looking up Fun and Grins, about to top out.
BETA PHOTO: Looking up Fun and Grins, about to top out.

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