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It's Time to Drink Beer 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
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Submitted By: Jason Halladay on Apr 26, 2006

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Description 

Steep but more positive-than-they-look holds lead past the first three bolts with good clipping stances. Move up to the lip/bulge on good holds and clip the fourth bolt at the lip. The original fourth bolt is left and up a tad but is in bad shape--don't use.

Then blast into the thin, gaston-action crux to get over the lip. Grab some welcomed larger holds, clip the fifth bolt, get to the lip and veer hard left to the shared anchor with Village Cobbler.

Location 

The middle route on the east side of the beer block (to the right of Village Cobbler)

Protection 

5 bolts to shared anchor with Village Cobbler


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By Phil Lauffen
From: The Bubble
May 13, 2014

Who sez there ain't slab climbing at el rito?
By Jason Halladay
Administrator
From: Los Alamos, NM
Jul 22, 2017
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

I went to replace the beat up and less-than-ideally-placed fourth bolt/hanger today but couldn't get it out of the hole despite working on it for quite a while. I did place a new fourth bolt down and to the right a bit from the original that keeps the quickdraw in a much better location. I'll go back with a crowbar and cutting tool at some point for the old fourth bolt. In the meantime there are currently two bolts about 14" apart for the fourth bolt. Clip the new one!

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