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Go For Broke 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Randy McDonald
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Submitted By: Chris Owen on Jan 1, 2002

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After leading it, we set this route for TR (yes, l...


This route is on the left of the face. It is identified by a flake at the base of the climb (about 20 feet up, above an easy slab).

Head up to the flake and climb its righthand crack to the top of the flake. Steep tricky face moves lead to easy runout cruising. Moving from the final bolt is the crux and will make you stop and think.

A good introduction to the face.


Medium cams for the flake and belay, 3 bolts (3/8")

Photos of Go For Broke Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Ham dogging it (yes, pun very much in tended)!
Ham dogging it (yes, pun very much in tended)!
Rock Climbing Photo: At the first bolt
At the first bolt
Rock Climbing Photo: Placing only two pieces of pro (one cam (#2) towar...
Placing only two pieces of pro (one cam (#2) towar...
Rock Climbing Photo: Photo by Scott Nomi
Photo by Scott Nomi

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By Woody Stark
Dec 15, 2004

This route is badly sandbagged at eight. I give it 10a/b. If someone doubts this, go climb it; it's a fine route. It's possible, of course, that holds have broken off over the years.
By Andrew Ingals
From: Lake Forest
Mar 12, 2017

I climbed this route on 3 Feb 2017 and noticed the second to last bolt was a full on spinner! I had to hand tighten it before proceeding onward and upward. Not exactly confidence inspireing, I suppose, but certinaly added a hint of "acceptable" danger. Definitely felt a bit more difficult than 5.8, but then again, J Tree slab is a different beast in and of itself. ;)

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