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Left El Shinto 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
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Submitted By: David Balfour on Sep 17, 2011

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Jody on Left El Shinto

Description 

Immediately left of Center El Shinto, following the prominent streak just to the left. Possibly easier than CES because of better rests.

Protection 

Many bolts.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Jody on Left El Shinto
Jody on Left El Shinto
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Steve on the opening crux

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By DCSwish23
From: Maine/Spain
Aug 31, 2012

Thinner and more technical/balance climbing than Center but not as pumpy. Take it how you will.
By Franck Vee
Aug 8, 2017
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

I think at most crag this is 12a. Maybe one could push it to 12b but 12c is really, really, really soft at the grade.

Great fun mostly on edges. There are sections of fairly continuous climbing on small edges & at times thin feet, but reasonable rests in a couple places. A couple good pockets as well help to recover. I still got pumped out way above, not a physical one but crimping on edges for bolts on end does take its toll.

The hardest section, IMO, is down below around 2-3 rd bolt (not sure).

A tad harder than both Cocaine Rodeo& Dope Shinto.

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