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Hero Of Canton 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Perin Blanchard
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Perin Blanchard on Sep 7, 2013

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One of the best endings at Serenity. Photo by Jenn...

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Description 

An enjoyable start on huge pockets leads to a moment or two of balancy indecision, followed by a good rest at an almost-ledge. Continue up past a slight bulge into lighter, more fractured rock. From the seventh bolt trend a bit left towards the last bolt using balance, a key right hand, and faith that holds will be found.

From the last bolt a bit of strenuous trickery is required to reach the chains. The end may be a bit harder if you're shorter.

Location 

The right-most line on the buttress before you head around the corner and uphill.

Protection 

8 bolts, chain anchors.


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By Brennan Crellin
Administrator
From: Millcreek, UT
Sep 22, 2013
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

Not so sure about the last six feet of this route. I would love to understand why the anchors are not either a few feet lower, or a couple feet left. Was moving upward from the flake/side/undercling (out left), then traversing to the anchors, the intended route? If so this seemed to create the potential for a severe-ankle twisting swing in a fall.
By Perin Blanchard
Administrator
From: Orem, UT
Sep 22, 2013

Answer: Poor rock.
By Buddy Tangalos
From: Salt Lake City
Jun 14, 2015

All cruiser until the last few moves; the last couple bolts to the chains are .11a. Encountered no loose rock.
By drewford
From: Wasatch Back, UT
Aug 24, 2015

90% of this route is easier and fun. The final 10% is contrived and no fun. Luckily it can be avoided by finishing on the Our Mrs. Reynolds chains.

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