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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b R [details]
FA: Wright, Hanson, 1995 [originally TR Joe Desimone, c 1987-8]
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Submitted By: Richard M. Wright on Sep 6, 2001

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Just right of Scott's line, Cobble Wobble, is a route that runs up to the same anchor. Nowhere near as generous with the bolts, Icerigger needs a committing sequence just getting to bolt two. It is fingery at the end and still a little spooky.

This has good stone overall.


Draws and a rope.

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By Ben Mottinger
Founding Father
Dec 1, 2002
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

I don't agree that an R rating applies to this route. The crux is definitely moving past the first clip and is committing, but once the hard move is made, the second clip comes at a reasonable stance. I think a fall here would still keep you off the ground, but not while clipping.

Feels a little harder at the crux, but I think it's because of the committing move right at the first bolt.
By Andrew McLean
From: Colorado
Jan 17, 2011
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

Not R rated. It's a well-bolted sport climb, just don't blow the second or third clip. I felt it had a second crux getting to the chains. Definitely not over when you gain the rest stance after the 4th clip.
By Jessica Pemble
From: Yosemite, CA
Jan 8, 2012

Definitely a little spooked heading up to the second clip, but it was good once I commmitted!

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