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Katz's Deli 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Pete Paredes & Brad SInger, September 2006
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Submitted By: 72HW Holly on Jul 20, 2009

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Description 

Somewhat difficult start leads to an obvious dike which should be followed to the ledge above. Final crux comes on a sloping, grainy top out that is exciting to say the least.

Location 

Furthest right bolt line on Bowery Rock - Lower Eastside.

Protection 

5 bolts


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By Bill Olszewski
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Jul 28, 2009
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Fun fun fun. Great exposure surmounting the final headwall. The middle of three finger-curling plates blew off but the good news is it still left a nice, square edge. The better news is, that hold is completely unnecessary for pulling the bulge. Great crux to finish this route!
By Dave Daly
From: Kernville, CA
Jul 20, 2010
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Was heading into the crux near the top and blew off a larger foothold out to the left. Perhaps not critical but it allowed me to reach the good incut before heading onward to the grainy "beachball" top out. Quality route overall.
By C Miller
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From: CA
Aug 7, 2010
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Not an especially good route with awkward climbing down low and a super grainy finish with friable holds. This route is not worth repeating IMO.
By Chris Owen
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From: Big Bear Lake
Nov 2, 2013
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13

The least quality of the three but still worth doing I think, first bolt clip could be argued to be precarious with a nasty slide down and right to the ground.
By Matt Himmelstein
From: Orange, California
Jun 6, 2016

I thought this was the most enjoyable of the three routes. The climbing is more varied, with the sharp dyke definitely in play. The final pull over the bulge is a change of pace from the rest of the climb, adding to the fun factor.

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