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I'm Late 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Kevin Thomas, Ron Davis, 12/85
Page Views: 1,465
Submitted By: Rob Dillon on Jun 4, 2007

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What's that name about, anyhow? 

What you never want to hear from your girlfriend?

'I'm Late' is a worthwhile route, especially if you're at the T-Wall looking to climb 5.7. It begins a hand crack in a small, left-facing corner about 10 feet right of 'Stepping Stone', and continues up on easier ground after a little rooflet. This route tends to hold a bit of dust after a rain, but not enough to scare you off.

Protection and Anchors 

Rings at the top. Normal stuff.


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By Chuck Parks
From: Atlanta, GA
May 3, 2008
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

There are now bolts and rap rings at the top of this climb.
By saxfiend
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From: Decatur, GA
Feb 20, 2010
rating: 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c

Very nice route! Great protection lowers the stress level on the "intense-for-5.7" section in the middle.
By Kevin Thomas
Aug 16, 2016

Well, after 31 years I can still recall putting this route up with Ron and how it got named. After I got down from leading it, Rob Robinson came by and said that it was a new route and what did I want to name it? I looked at my watch and said “I’m late!”(for work). Rob said, "So that’s what I’ll put down" – sorry no girlfriend at the time. I do recall it being a short route and a good crux for a 5.7.
By ccollins
Jan 26, 2017

This route shares bolted anchors with Family Planning. Really nice and gear wherever you want.

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