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A Kind Gesture T,TR 
It's a Fine Line T,TR 
Moosehead Crack T,TR 

It's a Fine Line 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Randy Garcia, Eric Pospesil
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Submitted By: NEKlimb on Nov 9, 2015

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BETA PHOTO: It's a Fine Line

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Toward the left side of the Moosehead area. Start is the same as A Kind Gesture. Start in the obvious under cling crack that starts on the left and moves up and right. Once making a few moves in the under cling head straight up towards the bolt. Keep going up along the arete and slab towards a large flake higher up. You will pass a piton at the flake on your way to the bolted anchors at the top.

You can set this up as a TR by hiking up the steep trail on the left side of the crag to the anchors.


Left side of the Moosehead area.


Standard rack, one bolt, one piton, bolted anchors

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By TSluiter
From: Holland, VT
Nov 25, 2015

I thought this was a fun climb with a variety of moves, really straightforward beta. Fine line indeed, if only it went for another 100.
By Tony Telesco
From: Newport, VT
Jul 28, 2016

As of 7/27/2016, this is no longer the left-most route at this location. There appears to be some new development/bolt placement to the climbers left of the arete.
By Kris Fiore
From: Burlington, Vermont
Jul 31, 2016

Hi Tony,

I updated the description.

By David Powers
Jul 31, 2016

Left most route is Rain Delay. It has been around as long as Its a Fine Line, just never made it into the book.

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