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GM (Government Motors) 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: Tony Horness, Tony Lusk, Mary Barra 2009
Season: Spring to Fall
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Submitted By: Antoine Horness on May 26, 2014

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BETA PHOTO: GM viewed from the West

Description 

Vertical start with bolts with easy gear in middle section finishing with bolts and chains. This route pays homage to the government bailout of GM!!

Location 

Route on the right side of the Black Stain

Protection 

BGC


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By mikehilbert
From: Tucson, AZ
Aug 26, 2014

This is not a trad climb. At best, it's a mixed route, but there's really only one placement. This is the bolt line to the right of the black streak.
By Antoine Horness
From: Tucson, AZ
Jun 28, 2015

Mike you are right and I corrected the description
By Justin Headley
From: Tucson
Jul 18, 2016
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R

This route needs to either be labeled as a mixed route, or it needs to be 5.6R. Calling it sport infers that you stand a decent chance of not getting hurt if you fall, which is definitely not true here. There's something like a 30 foot runout between the 3rd and 4th bolt. New climbers are going to lead a route labeled as 5.6 Sport and they're going to find themselves in over their heads.
By Antoine Horness
From: Tucson, AZ
Aug 7, 2016

If you notice the description lists gear in the middle. I originally had this route as trad and someone complained because it only has one gear placement. I changed it to sport and added that it needs gear. There is no selection on MP for mixed as a route description.

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