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YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Doug Reed, Bob Rentka 1990
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Submitted By: kjdetlor on Oct 20, 2008

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Beautiful route! Lots of big reaches to good holds down low leads to a small roof. pull the roof and begin the right arching crack line. keep trending right on crimps and up to next roof. here you have an option to continue right and finish straight up to make the route 11a, or trend left on a different line of bolts for the 11d finish. No distiguishable crux on this route with good rests at each bolt.


The more beautiful neighbor to the right of Discombobulated (11a).


10 bolts to bolted anchor.

Photos of Legacy Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Joe Dyno
Joe Dyno
Rock Climbing Photo: Rosaleen pulling the first roof
BETA PHOTO: Rosaleen pulling the first roof
Rock Climbing Photo: Rosaleen at the clip
Rosaleen at the clip
Rock Climbing Photo: Legacy First roof.
Legacy First roof.
Rock Climbing Photo: Joe getting ready to make some moves
Joe getting ready to make some moves
Rock Climbing Photo: Dr. Morrison getting started
Dr. Morrison getting started
Rock Climbing Photo: Dan heading over roof
BETA PHOTO: Dan heading over roof
Rock Climbing Photo: Jennifer gettin' some
Jennifer gettin' some
Rock Climbing Photo: Justin at the top.
Justin at the top.
Rock Climbing Photo: Justin 2/3's of the way up the route.
Justin 2/3's of the way up the route.
Rock Climbing Photo: Killer route.
Killer route.
Rock Climbing Photo: Absolutely amazing climb
Absolutely amazing climb
Rock Climbing Photo: Legacy laced
Legacy laced

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By John Gassel
From: Boston, MA
May 26, 2015
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

Do this route! Awesome, varied movement on a beautiful piece of rock. Although it's a sport route, I found that it climbed a lot like a bolted trad route.

It starts with some impeccable face climbing for the first few bolts. I was able to reach some better holds at 5'11" than my girlfriend was at 5'5", which made getting to the first bolt a bit easier.

Solid crack climbers should cruise the dihedral in the middle. Judging by the chalk, it looks like it's possible (or at least attempted) by some on small crimps through that section too.

Make some tough moves getting into the next roof section. If you're not too pumped by the end, make a few last hard moves to the chains and soak in the awesome view from the top.

My new favorite sport pitch. Full value!

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