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Gunsmoke 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Jim Hammerle and Stuart Lochner, 1990
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Submitted By: C Miller on Aug 22, 2006

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Description 

Climb the obvious left-facing corner system just right of Drug of Choice utilizing the plentiful face holds and then continue past one bolt on the face above to anchors on a large ledge.

Protection 

Gear to 4", bolt, chain anchors


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By Steve Powell
Aug 27, 2007

this thing is loose
By Nathan Scherneck
From: Portland, OR
Aug 15, 2010

Agreed. I warned my belayer about the flake near the top.
By Kyle Wills
From: Chicago, IL
Aug 6, 2012
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Flake still feels like it just waiting for an overzealous climbing to rip it off the top. Not sure about 'plentiful' face holds, definitely had my shoulder and foot in the crack and squirmed my way up with limited foot placements worth getting excited about out of the crack. Flake give your body a break, but you definitely hustle off of it.
By Jeff Edge
Nov 17, 2014
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

I counted one hand jam at the bottom, and maybe two foot jams. Other than that its a sorta strange face climb in a corner, still a little loose but worth doing once.

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