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YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Art Mooney 1994
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Submitted By: lee hansche on Mar 29, 2013

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This seldom climbed route starts on the elevated ledge on the right side of the cliff. You will see the line of bolts above and to the right of Machine Head (5.11d).

A steeper start gives way to a lower angle but technical face. A bit bouldery in the lower stuff but if you think footwork and hit the holds right it's not too bad. you then get some easy low angle climbing and a thin crux at the top.

the whole route could use a good cleaning of both plant life and loose rock (small stuff only), I took a good ride on my onsight attempt when a hold broke.


One of the farthest routes to the right at Prudential. Second route from the right above the ledge.


6 bolts to anchor.

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By Eric Leclerc
From: Montreal
May 19, 2015
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a

I did it on top rope since the second bolt is in advanced rusty condition. The top part was covered with vegetation but I cleaned the holds you need for the climb except the top holds that are good enough without being clean.
Cool climb but must be really hard to start if below 6' tall.

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