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YDS: 5.10c/d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c/d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: mark Geikenjoyner, Derek Weiss
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Submitted By: markguycan on Apr 16, 2006

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Rock Climbing Photo: David up high on The Great Race.
David up high on The Great Race.
Rock Climbing Photo: David just before the roof.
David just before the roof.
Rock Climbing Photo: David Bloom about half-way up this classic Iso are...
David Bloom about half-way up this classic Iso are...
Rock Climbing Photo: Great Race
Great Race
Rock Climbing Photo: Jess getting psyched for the last push.
Jess getting psyched for the last push.
Rock Climbing Photo: Jess stepping upwards!
Jess stepping upwards!
Rock Climbing Photo: AJ likes it.
AJ likes it.
Rock Climbing Photo: VIew of the bolts clipped and the rope running.  T...
BETA PHOTO: VIew of the bolts clipped and the rope running. T...
Rock Climbing Photo: Just about to clip the 4th bolt.  We decided to cl...
Just about to clip the 4th bolt. We decided to cl...
Rock Climbing Photo: getting to the fun
getting to the fun

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By Tavis Ricksecker
Jul 25, 2007

Tricky down low, spicy up top! Sure to make you think.
By Mike
From: Phoenix
Jul 13, 2009
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b

This is one of my favorite routes at Iso. Slighty runout to the first bolt on easier terrain (can be protected with a medium cam), and a wee bit spicy near the top for a sport climb, but it certainly protects well enough. Super fun moves & heaps of exposure.
By arjunmh
From: Phoenix & Prescott, AZ
Apr 26, 2010
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

If the runout between pulling the main roof and the high bolt before the face to the anchor gets to you, a small nut will protect ... tried a 00 and it won't work and I was glad not to fall!
By RyanJames
Apr 23, 2012

A very enjoyable climb!
By K-Tanz
From: Phoenix, AZ
May 12, 2014
rating: 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

One of the better sport climbs I have been on out here! Bringing a cam for the moves from the arete to the upper face is really not necessary. I found it completely safe and well protected. A classic for the area!