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Icarus 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 110'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
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Submitted By: Ben May on Nov 22, 2010

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Description 

Located on the main wall in the prominent left-facing dihedral, this route is a feel-good climb with the lay-back finger crack (a good amount of these holds are slopers). Save some energy because the crux section is at the top, after you traverse right out of the dihedral, you're high-stepping on crimpers to reach the anchor.

Protection 

Bolts
Rap Anchor


Photos of Icarus Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Main Wall Icarus 5.11a
BETA PHOTO: Main Wall Icarus 5.11a
Rock Climbing Photo: The route is not as steep as what it looks like he...
The route is not as steep as what it looks like he...
Rock Climbing Photo: At the base of Icarus
BETA PHOTO: At the base of Icarus
Rock Climbing Photo: Not quite sure the route is 110ft in length but a ...
Not quite sure the route is 110ft in length but a ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Philipp finding that footwork before exiting the d...
Philipp finding that footwork before exiting the d...

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By Ben May
From: Escondido, CA
Dec 19, 2010

I heard that someone smashed bolts on this route recently. Anyone know about this?
By YesOnPie
Jun 1, 2011

The bolts were all intact on May 30th.
By tro4130
From: Vista, CA
Oct 1, 2012
rating: 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

bolts in tact as of 8/29/2012. Great route
By TactiCool
From: Republic Of Korea
Jul 8, 2015

Thought this was the best route on the wall.
By Gregory Cooper
From: San Diego
Mar 5, 2017

Anyone know what the slab route immediately to the left of Icarus is called/rated. The bolts just sort of just stop at one point. Is it supposed to connect to the top portion of Icarus?

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