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Horse of a Different Color 

YDS: 5.10c/d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c/d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Louie Anderson & Bob Bealle, February 1990
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Submitted By: Tony B on Dec 31, 2005

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Horse Of A Different Color

Description 

The left end of the east face of the Zebra Rocks has two primary flat faces, and each of these has a "dog leg" or "lighning bolt" crack on it. The larger one to the left is Such A Line (flaring OW) and the one on the right is the friendlier looking Ice Cream For Crow

Around the corner and right of the "Crow" block, accessable with some scrambling, you will find this fun bolted climb. The route is pretty good altough I did crush off one suspect foothold while standing on it. It seems better now...

Despite the low bolt count, the cruxes are protected in reasonable proximity by so-so bolts and what I believed to be the recalled Leeper hangers. In time, these should be replaced. Rap from the anchor up top.

Protection 

3 bolts and a 2-bolt anchor up top. Note that the protection bolts and hangars are aged and are not all that great.


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By Bob Gaines
Dec 1, 2008

The first hanger is very rusted and badly needs replacing. The second and third bolts, along with the 2-bolt anchor, look OK.(12/08)

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