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Lichen Lovers 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Dan and Debbie Haughelstine, August 1989
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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on Feb 3, 2006

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This thin face route has many small flakes for holds. The climbing is so-so. It starts on the ground, to the right of the Tiny Pillars area.


3 bolts to a bolted belay/rappel anchor

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By C Miller
From: CA
Mar 7, 2006
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Generic slab climbing with exfoliating edges that may make this route harder with time and more traffic. Zero stars but not a bomb.
By Brandon R
From: Sacramento, CA
May 19, 2008

Agree with Chris completely, though I'm leaning toward bomb.
By Nick Barczak
May 25, 2009
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

Climbed this route on 5.24.2009 and I thought that it definitely felt harder than 5.10a. I wouldn't give it any stars, but if you're on a mission to tick obscurities then this a fine route. As some of the edges have undoubtedly exfoliated, the climbing feels a bit tricky. Crux is probably getting past the first bolt to the small rail.
By Jonathan Spurgin
Jun 10, 2015

I did this last Summer. Maybe not one of Dan's five-star routes, but I liked it; I'd give it at least a star. The crux for me was past the last bolt at the top: friction with no positive holds. The start was not too hard. Mid way I think I used a wired for extra safety.
By Tradiban
Apr 16, 2017

I didn't find too many exfoliating holds, pretty fun slab and worth doing.

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