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Little Kings 

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

Type:  Sport
Original:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Lance Hadfield
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Submitted By: Aimee Rose on Apr 26, 2006

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James working past the third bolt. October 2010.


Powerful little problem. In your face from after the first bolt until after the 3rd bolt.


Furthest right route on the north face of the Beer Block.


3 bolts to anchors

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By Dave Wachter
May 16, 2006

Grading seems right to me - also rated 12b in Jay Foley's "Taos Rock" book. Short and bouldery, with a great throw to a jug near the top (can follow crimps out left to avoid the throw, but the fall is nasty and sideways). Excellent route
By Shirtless Mike
From: Denver, CO
Sep 23, 2007
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

Nice powerful route, 12b seemed right to me. Easy to onsight for the grade as the moves are easy to see from the ground and none are particularly devious just powerful. I found the top from last bolt on to be much easier, no throws were necessary.
By Aimee Rose
From: Bend, or
May 16, 2008

Yep, 12b for sure. Just did it today for the first time. I thought it was a tough onsight as there is so much chalk on it! I didn't know whether to got left or straight up after the 2nd bolt!
By lance hadfield
From: tijeras
Jun 15, 2010

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