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Grecian Corner 

YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Jimbo on Jan 10, 2012

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BETA PHOTO: Full view of Grecian Corner and neighboring routes


A moderate warmup for the wall.

Sustained at the grade with great movement


15 left of Fatmando, climbs obvious big corner


Bolts, chains.

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By Geir
From: Tucson, AZ
Jan 11, 2012
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Moderate climb with interesting moves. The moves to climb the corner crazy fun. One of the better lines on the wall IMO.
By Christian
From: Casa do Cacete
Feb 4, 2012
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

Looks like a pile but it's surprisingly good.
By 1Eric Rhicard
Feb 4, 2012
rating: 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b

Have to agree with Christian. Steep jugs, cool shallow corner then lower angle arete climbing.
By 1Eric Rhicard
Feb 13, 2012
rating: 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b

A hard finish can be had by moving left out of the shallow corner to the top of the pillar to the left and finishing on the the new finish to Hairy Interlude. This was jokingly referred to as Hair Extension 5.11c/d.
From: tucson, az
Dec 24, 2012

Bottom 2/3rd is super fun ***'s. top 1/3rd still good but brings overall down to 2 stars. Great climb.
By Nick Henscheid
From: Tucson, AZ
Jan 10, 2017
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

What a unique and enjoyable climb! Personally I thought the highlight was the strangeness - the pod halfway up is very unique, and if you employ some chimney/off-width/groveling technique, the upper section is also pretty cool. Do this and Speed Racer and you'll be in a great mood.

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