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Iron, Bone, Steel 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b PG13

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b PG13 [details]
FA: Unknown.
Season: Spring through Fall
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Submitted By: Rodger Raubach on Mar 27, 2011

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From the bolt belay, face climb up anthen wake a tricky travers left by a bolt (crux) then up towards a left leaning handcrack that leads to the canyon rim. The final hand crack is awkward and somewhat strenuous, anms well as being poorly protected due to somewhat broken rock. I found the crack exit harder than the "crux" step-across.


Use same rappel anchor as Greystoke, but rap into the canyon proper and not the alcove for Greystoke. Rap to a ledge (sloper!) with a single bolt belay anchor. The route lies about 20 feet right (East) from Greystoke.


Light rack with emphasis on RPs, some smaller wires, and cams to 2". Protection is "sparse."

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By Rodger Raubach
Mar 27, 2011

Rather than contaminate the route description with my personal opinion of this climb, heres my "comment." : I really didn't enjoy this climb, although it may be worth doing. It is just barely "one star." I almost gave it the "bomb," but didn't think that would be fair to the first ascent party. The face climbing is decent, but the final hand crack is grungy.

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