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Good Medicine 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Jim Stone 96
Season: summer
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Submitted By: Fett on Aug 2, 2010

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Dave Warton working Good Medicine

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Lay back or jam the overhanging crack to a crimpy prow. One of the steepest route in the Ruth Lake area and not a gimmi for the grade. Try not to pump out or else be ready for some air time!!


One of the first route on the left. There is another route that shares the same start. Good Medicine is the route that branches off to the right


7 bolts

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By Mark SLC
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Sep 7, 2011
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

This is really a great route, with well placed bolts. Save gas in the crack for the crimpy headwall. In contrast to a few of the other routes up here, I found this full value for the grade as well. Get on it!
By Kurt Howes
Jul 7, 2017
rating: 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a

This is one of the softest 12.a's I've ever climbed, and found it no harder than the 11.c's to the right (others have concurred); so get on it cause it's good fun. After a hard rain washes the chalk away your onsight will be a bit tougher, por supuesto.

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