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I Touch The Future 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Jodee Janda, Greg Rzonca, Gordon Barnett, and Alan Bartlett, January 1993
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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on Sep 7, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: "I Touch The Future". Photo by Blitzo

Description 

This is a strongly overhanging dihedral with finger and hand jams. It's lots of fun, although the crack isn’t very solid near the start. This route is not in the 1992 Vogel Guide.

Location 

About 200 yards northeast of the Hershey Kiss is an obvious overhanging right-facing corner on brown rock.

Protection 

Standard rack


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By C Miller
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From: CA
Mar 15, 2007

The name comes from educator Christa McAuliffe's quote - "I touch the future, I teach" - appropriate as one of the FA party was/is a teacher.
By Sean
From: Oak Park, CA
Jan 25, 2015

cams 0.4 to 3.5" (yellow Alien to blue BD #3). afterward, descended to climber's left, down that frontside, and back across to base of dihedral

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