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High School Romancer 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  TR, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Tradiban on Sep 14, 2010

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Mantle a ledge, reach around the corner and dead point for the next ledge. Follow the corner to the top. Some fun moves.


Left of Penitent Crack is a face with one bolt in it. That's your climb. Do the mantle or skip it by starting left.


One bolt and manky trad pro. TR is best.

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By J.Flunker
Sep 15, 2010

Almost as fun as senior prom...
By Jay Knower
From: Campton, NH
Feb 3, 2011

I remember thinking that the bolt was in a strange place. Kind of too low to do any good. Someone should relocate the bolt, add a few more, and modernize this thing. The Hollow needs a good 5.10 sport route.
By Tradiban
Feb 3, 2011

This climb is named after the 6in blade I stow under the seat of my purple Jeep.

A worthy retro bolt for sure, the rock's way bad for gear.
By Josh Olson
From: Durango, CO
Apr 13, 2012
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Slightly easier if you go around the corner right after the mantle, especially for shorter climbers.
By Jack C.
From: Calgary, AB
Oct 15, 2015
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13

You can lead it but it's definitely scary. Those sandy ledges blow for placements. I onsighted it with a half a set of nuts a friend threw up to me after I started. Saw the bolt and assumed it was all bolted. Mistake!

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