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Late For the Gravy Train 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Wade Forrest
New Route: Yes
Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
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Submitted By: JJ Schlick on Jun 18, 2012

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Late For the Gravy Train is a long, beautifully solid mixed moderate, that is sure to get your engines moving. Start up an off vertical featured crack, which will deposit you into a steep blocky section at mid height. Keep chugging to the first bolt up and left, and take a rest before the vertical head wall. The intended path off the ledge is to follow the bolts over open air to the right. A few small positive crimps leads you to the finishing jugs, and a final serving of satisfaction.


To the right of Frisk A Drag, look for distinct thin crack.


Single set to 2", med/large wires, 3 bolts, runners, 2 bolt fixed biner anchor.

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By Micah Kurtz
From: Denver, Co
Sep 29, 2013
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

I found the section before the first bolt to be a bit tricky but i went straight up the corner, where it looks like most people move left.
By Pablo-Roberts
From: Prescott, Arizona
Jun 17, 2016

Now that i see the description to stay right at the that. I went straight up and it felt way harder than 5.9

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