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Little White Lies 

YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 55', Grade V
Original:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Mark Strege
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Submitted By: Mark Orsag on Jun 20, 2017

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Little White Lies-- 5.9+ officially. Is there some...

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Start in black schist. Scramble up to a two-handed MONSTER jug that begins the route in a bit of an athletic fashion. Then move thoughtfully through moves up to bolt 3. You will now be on a VERY blank-looking granite slab. There are some decent footholds, but the handholds are very sketchy (and that is putting it generously). Top has tricky beta. The crux seemed to be a very cryptic sequence around bolt 4, but the top is hard period. Make, single-mindedly, for a tiny diagnoling flake (not great but way better than what has been there in the crux section), and use that to finish out the route -pretty desperate through the last two bolts on the whole. Does ease a bit as you get higher on the flake, which angles away a bit to the left as you finish right. If you stay on the bolt line and don't traverse into the Guilty Conscience routes, I would say that this route is in the 10+ range. It is only rated 9+ in Burr and Busse. I am going with the 10+ rating here, for now. I don't propose a re-grade lightly (see below) and will be guided by what others think. I will alter the posted rating accordingly.


Third route from right on the Outer Hall wall. The route angles right to a common anchor with the two Guilty Conscience variations.


5 bolts

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