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Keep Hope Alive 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Brad Singer, October 2006
Season: Late Spring - Fall
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Submitted By: C Miller on Jun 17, 2008

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Keep Hope Alive (5.10b), 8000 Foot Crag


Work up the short vertical face using underclings, sidepulls, jams and some hidden holds to finish up easy slab and the last 2 bolts on Community Service. A long sling is useful on the 4th bolt to keep the rope drag in check.

Useful as an approach pitch to El Rayo, which climbs cracks on the headwall right of Out of Sight.


Located between Community Service on the left and Talk to Me on the right.


3 bolts, open shuts (shared with Community Service)

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By C Miller
From: CA
Sep 26, 2008

The anchors for this route (and Community Service) should be moved several feet higher as they grind your rope when lowering.
By Euan Cameron
From: Mammoth Lakes
Jun 14, 2009
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

Fun moves at the start that end all too quickly.

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