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Gardens of Babylon 

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

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: anthony509 on Aug 2, 2012

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Description 

Starts with the left-to-right traversing undercling. Transition to vertical crack. Finish with undercling right-to-left crux.

Location 

Farthest left (downstream) crack on Ten Minute Cliff

Protection 

Top rope or trad to bolted anchors. Walk up/off left of climb.


Photos of Gardens of Babylon Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Silvana on the undercling finish
Silvana on the undercling finish
Rock Climbing Photo: Lauren working on her aid leading
Lauren working on her aid leading
Rock Climbing Photo: View from right of start.
BETA PHOTO: View from right of start.

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By Colin Szehner
From: Oakland, Ca
Jan 29, 2013
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13

Definitely not 5.9. Still has a pretty cool sequence.
By Logan Swartz
From: Davis, CA
Apr 15, 2013
rating: 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c

Right to left crack at the top is the crux and seemed 5.9

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