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Involuntary Manslaughter 

YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Arnold Braker on Jul 1, 2007

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Description 

A sporty start leads to nice jamming up higher.

Location 

Located on the wall right of Flying Elvis.

Protection 

gear to #2 camalot


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Rock Climbing Photo: Better view of the start of the route
Better view of the start of the route
Rock Climbing Photo: upper portion of the route
upper portion of the route
Rock Climbing Photo: After the initial crux
After the initial crux

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By Tony Mayse
Dec 11, 2010

Always felt like the move getting into the crack was 5.11...
By C. Archibald
Sep 19, 2015
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

I wouldn't dispute Tony's statement. This felt harder than some 11a routes.

As for gear, my wife and I both placed a #4 Camalot as our second piece. Other than that, gear to 2 inches.

Also, this route is awesome!
By KrobertH
From: Kansas City, MO
Jun 4, 2016
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

BETA ALERT*** There is a pretty good side-pull crimp in the wide crack that is very helpful to get through the initial overhang sequence. Very fun route! The top half after the ledge is not a gimme either, with some tricky jams, but good rests. I too placed a #4 in the wide crack. Stoppers do well on this route as well, especially down low.
By joedirtbag
Nov 4, 2016

i agree with tony... feels more like 11, but sandbag 10d works