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Hail Mary 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Mike Snyder, 2012
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Mike Snyder on Aug 19, 2012

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Description 

Begin just left of Triple Double on the prow feature rather than stemming the chossy corner. Follow the bolts and resist the urge to stray left, the rock is crumbly. On the good rock, pull big moves between sinker pockets up very steep terrain. At the base of the bulge find a good rest. Using some heel toe funkery at the base of the bulge work up and left to reach a pocket you can clip from, then punch it to the anchors. Sweet if you get it right, not so if read wrong. Good luck!

Location 

Climbs the steep arete feature just left of Triple Double

Protection 

9 bolts and chain anchors


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By Nick Stayner
From: Billings, MT
Jul 30, 2013
rating: 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b

Awesome pitch, steep and poweful crux. I left a biner on the second or third bolt to prevent a big swing into the tree when cleaning. It'll probably get bootied but just in case someone reads this, it's pretty useful on the way down!
By Nick Stayner
From: Billings, MT
19 hours ago
rating: 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b

2017 Addendum: I always thought this thing was a little harder than .12b, but now it almost assuredly is after a friend ripped off a crucial chert crimp that was very useful as a stabilizing foothold in the crux. Still a fantastic route and doable.

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