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YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  TR, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Matthew Fienup on Aug 17, 2006

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Description 

The hardest of the low-angle routes on the west-facing wall.

Protection 

Bolted top-anchor. Use long anchor cord.

A directional is required to safely top rope this route from the anchors atop the cliff.

The lead bolts are currently missing.


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By Bill Olszewski
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Mar 17, 2009
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Fun route but I couldn't find a 5.9 move on it.
By Uriah
From: Boulder, CO
Jun 24, 2009

It's a solid 5.9 now that a hand-hold flake about 1/3 of the way up just fell from it last week.
By Matthew Fienup
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From: Ventura, CA
Aug 14, 2009

When I climbed this route yesterday, it actually felt easier than the 5.8 immediately to its right.
By Chad Parker
From: Ventura, California
Apr 19, 2017
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Funny how route ratings change from day to day on MP. This route has been a 5.9 since before 1995. Usually they don't get easier over the years. If anything they get harder when holds brake. Reference: The Guide by Troy Mayr and Anthony Sweeney 1995.

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