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Instant Classic 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 85'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Erik Frebold and Steve Berger, 2003
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Submitted By: Mark Davidson on Jul 16, 2012

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Fun slab climb. Foot holds are a little thin around the second bolt, but definitely worth climbing!


6 bolts to anchors.

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By Lauren Yee
From: Seattle, WA
Nov 30, 2016

This was my first slab lead and the only route I've ever cried on. As the description states the foot holds are thin to the second bolt. Don't wander left, that's what lead to my panic cries. Funky move after the second bolt that feels off balance but if you push through the movement it gets better. I'm 5'0 and had a committing long move at the end where I was just praying there would be a jug where I was throwing -- there was! I personally wouldn't call this an instant classic but I also don't have a ton of experience climbing/lead slab either. I won't be doing this climb again but maybe it's your cup of tea.

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