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Insecurity Never Wins 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 55'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: John Daniels
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: johnnydanger on Feb 25, 2013  with updates from Jason Kinch

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  • Description 

    Moderate slab climbing leads to a crack. This is the first crux. The next section of climbing has one big crux move on steep rock with big holds to a juggy top-out.

    Location 

    Walk up the trail and follow the top of the cliff line to the west. Here a new trail descends to a hidden wall.

    Protection 

    10 bolts to shared anchors with "what day is it"


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    Rock Climbing Photo: Cameron Carlson on the 2nd ascent of I.N.W.
    Cameron Carlson on the 2nd ascent of I.N.W.

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    By Adam Stackhouse
    Administrator
    Feb 25, 2013

    Sounds fun!
    By Tony Thomas
    From: Oceanside, CA
    Aug 6, 2013
    rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

    Loved this route. Thank you for bolting and putting this up on MP!
    By Matt Michael
    From: Oceanside, CA
    Aug 22, 2013
    rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

    Cool route, a tad too many bolts though.
    By Rich Welker
    From: Cardiff, Ca
    Jun 18, 2014
    rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

    Awesome Route! I skipped the first bolt but the route is very well protected! Thanks John!
    By Aden Parker
    From: Encinitas, CA
    Sep 4, 2016
    rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

    One of the best 5.10s I've done in SD county!