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Keith's Way 

YDS: 5.11a/b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
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Submitted By: Mike Cohen on Feb 15, 2012

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The crux of Keith's Way.


This short strength-y 5.11 is probably tied with Pee Wee's for the best route at Penitentiary Hollow. From the start, traverse up and left, crossing over hands on big ledge holds. Surmount the small bulge up to a big hueco and shake it out. The crux comes right after this, a powerful move up and right to a small gaston, and then a few more crimps to the finish.


The chalked up route on the far right end of the big overhang wall. It is directly left of the cryptically named "Gandolf Won," Mineral Wells's only purported 5.12.


top rope only.

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By EvJohnson
Dec 10, 2013
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

In order to finish at about 5.10d traverse off of the rail leading right after the crux. To make it 5.11a/b go straight up through a long reach to a tiny crimp then finish directly over the top. Both fun, best 5.11 at Mineral Wells.

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