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YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: D. Mckee
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Submitted By: Ben Scott on Jun 11, 2015

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In the crux of Guillotine.


Guillotine is an amazing crack and face line protected with natural gear. Climb a right-leaning crack to the top of a short pillar. Continue up the crack to the base of the large roof. The crux climbs over and out this roof to the right with sidepulls and bad feet. A small cam protects the crux. Continue on varied 5.10 terrain with just enough gear to get you to the anchor. A TR inspection is suggested.


It is on the South face of Bristlecone Castle.


Standard rack to 1" with lots of small cams, green through red Aliens.

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By Ben Scott
From: Fort Collins, CO
Jun 11, 2015

Doug on the F.A.
By Ken Duncan
From: Ft Collins, CO
Jul 24, 2017

One of the better trad lines in the Poudre! Probably not 5.12 if you preview the route, but it would be a very challenging and scary onsight.

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