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Leopard Tortoise 

YDS: 5.3 French: 3+ Ewbanks: 10 UIAA: III ZA: 9 British: VD 3a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.3 French: 3+ Ewbanks: 10 UIAA: III ZA: 9 British: VD 3a [details]
FA: Greg Hand & PH (Fall 2015)
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Greg Hand on Nov 28, 2015

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Description 

This is a great introduction to easy climbing. It has the easiest climbing access to Sun Tan Ledge.

Location 

Start 20 feet right of Buffalo Weaver.

Protection 

8 bolts to a 2-bolt anchor with chains on the right.


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By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
Dec 4, 2015
rating: 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a

This may be easy, but it is still fun as moving over rock usually is.
By David Tennant
From: Denver, CO
Jan 4, 2016

Pretty good, one of the flatter options for a belay stance compared to the routes to the right. The only potential loose rocks are immediately before the first bolt, just be aware of what you're pulling and where your belayer is. The first bolt is placed in the best solid rock spot. Bolt placements are good, and many are camouflaged.

Route is kinda two sections. Tiny roof/steep section to a large sloped standing area to a slab up higher.

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