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Gorillas in the Moss 

YDS: 5.12d French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 28 British: E6 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.12d French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 28 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Karl Aguilar
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Submitted By: Kyle Queener on Apr 27, 2015

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Description 

Located on the West Face of the Monolith this out of the way route is, as I know it, the hardest routes to be established in a ground up style. The bottom two bolts hold the hardest moves of the route with your feet barley off the ground followed by continuous 5.11 climbing with a 12c crux towards the top.

Location 

Just left of Penguin Handshake

Protection 

Eight bolts to two bolt anchor w/ chains


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By Kyle Queener
From: Bishop, California
Apr 27, 2015

Rumors are rumors, but a rumor is that a hold has broken at the bottom crux sometime after the FA. After investing some time trying to find a sequence I could see some possibility in climbing the route but I don't feel like it would still be climbed at 5.12d. Has anyone out there done this line recently?

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