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Guides Wall 3 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Bobrunning Running on Mar 23, 2010

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Brenda near the crux of Guides Route #3.

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Description 

The base of the route is the crux. It is a slabby area with few handholds. It is a fun slabby problem. If you arms are pumped this slab could be the solution.

Location 

This route is to the right of Guides Wall #2. It is the second worn crack/seam to the right of Fender Bender.

Protection 

This route has a set of chains at the top.


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By smassey
From: CO
Dec 29, 2010

More likely, people have been climbing on it since the recent rains, and broke off holds. Just because it's dry to the touch doesn't mean it's dry.
By Rich F.
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Mar 24, 2011
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

I actually thought this was a pretty good climb. The hardest part of the route is probably just getting to the crack. Once to the crack, I think there are a few places one might be able to set protection. I thought the climb was much easier than the White Slab route (of course being on TR rather than leading can make it feel easier anyway...)
By john harrison
Mar 18, 2017
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

5.8 felt right. fun climb. Felt MUCH easier than White Slab route.

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