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It Sounded Like a Train 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 55'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Shirtless Mike on Jan 29, 2008

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It Sounded Like A Train

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Description 

Once rather dirty, this line has improved significantly with use.

Climb extremely juggy rock through some steep sections, to the very steep for the grade finish.

Location 

Route #14 on Monomaniac's Topos. Rightmost route on Tornado Alley. Scramble up a small hill to get to the base.

Protection 

Bolts to Anchors


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By Craig Childre
From: Lubbock, Texas
Feb 6, 2008
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

This route was generally thought to be a 10c, because it was so dirty, but Carol broomed the thing into a fine route that climbs much more securely.

Also, I highly advise the belayer to wear their brain bucket. Rockfall is pretty nasty here being so cornered.

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