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YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Dan McDevitt & Sue McDevitt, 1991
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Submitted By: Ben Lepesant on Jan 27, 2009

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this route is excellent. The first part is the hardest, the second part is more run out and has good holds. The moves around bolts 2,3,4 may require some time to figure it out, manteling is a good idea!


the left side of the prominet arete you first get to.


QD's , you may want a few slings to tie of knobs.

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By The Other James
Feb 16, 2009

Before the crux move below the 3rd bolt, you can move right 2 feet and reach up and clip the 3rd bolt; then return left and pull the tricky move with confidence.
By Erwin
Mar 18, 2009
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

I only found 8 bolts on this route, contrary to ST... Did I miss one?
By tallmark515
From: San Francisco
Mar 23, 2009
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13

Great mantle at 3rd bolt crux, eases off a bit after that - with a few easier, yet attention grabbing mantles up higher.

Don't miss the little potato chip crimp for your left hand at the 3rd bolt crux.

Run out 20'+ on easier (5.7-.9) terrain up top
By Alexey
From: San Jose
Apr 26, 2010
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

Dan McDevitt early nineties , perfectly bolted, nice line sustained all the way
By Osprey Overhang
From: ...
Jan 7, 2012

FA: Dan McDevitt, Sue McDevitt, 1991
By Gargano
From: Oakland, CA
Oct 30, 2012

9 bolts. Not sure where slings would protect what is not already protected by bolts.
By michael s...
From: Denver, CO
Apr 15, 2015

  • *Beta warning** -you can sling a giant knob at the top to reduce a bit of the final runout if you want.

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