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Grace 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 65'
Original:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Shane Polizzano, Dave Sowerby, Tymun Abbott
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: orclimber on Feb 3, 2009

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Mercifully pulling through the crux on the FA. P...

Description 

Ascend 15ft of easy terrain to a bolt on the right of an obvious roof. Burl through the roof and pull onto the arete (crux). After another tough move getting onto the face, easier ground follows above. Continue up and right to one last move below the anchor.

Location 

Start 10ft right of Stepchild in an alcove.

Protection 

8 Bolts. Fixed draws on the first two bolts.


Photos of Grace Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Pre-crux rest
Pre-crux rest
Rock Climbing Photo: Crux section
Crux section
Rock Climbing Photo: Grace on Grace
Grace on Grace
Rock Climbing Photo: Trying to get a quick shake between cruxes
Trying to get a quick shake between cruxes

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By Alex Shainman
Jun 24, 2013

Fixed draws on the first 3 bolts will probably be a nice addition, with a 8" chain on the second one. Getting to the anchor when there's dirt/debris and moist lichen on the shelf is fun...
By Micah Klesick
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From: Vancouver, WA
Sep 14, 2015
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

Really fun and powerful crux. Once you get onto the headwall though, moving right into the finish is rather contrived, as you are standing directly below, and with reach of the direct finish into Stepchild... traversing right and then up seems a bit weird. Either way its a fun route.
By Charlie Egan
Sep 30, 2015
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

Placed fixed draws on the first two bolts. If they get manky, PM me and I'll replace the biners or bug someone else to do it.
By Theo Badger
Sep 3, 2016
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

Did route a while ago. I remember it being a pretty fun bouldery route!
By dmPete
Jul 23, 2017
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

Refreshed the biners and permadraws a bit: new cable draw at second, cable draw with new biner on third now. Perma at last bolt removed.

If you can clip 4th, you can finish the route. If you don't make the move to 4th bolt, now there's no need to climb Step Child to recover gear from 3rd bolt.

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