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Lloyd Would Have Liked It 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Noah.J on Mar 26, 2013

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BETA PHOTO: First few quickdraws at bottom of route.


Follow the face up a bolt line past a tree growing up in a crack. Surmount the ledge, and climb the right face of the arete up to the crux section, a blank seeming face where a couple 5.10 crimps and slopey feet will let you go for the awesome incut top out. There are brand new (courtesy of the Carolina Climber's Coalition) bolts and rings to lower from.


To the right side of the ledge 20' above the trail.


Sport, (8? bolts...bring adequate draws).

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Rock Climbing Photo: Upper section
BETA PHOTO: Upper section
Rock Climbing Photo: Lloyd would have liked it.  Little brother on TR. ...
BETA PHOTO: Lloyd would have liked it. Little brother on TR. ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Lower section
BETA PHOTO: Lower section

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By Crushin' Prussian
From: carrboro, nc
Oct 22, 2013
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

I believe the name of this route is actually "Smooth Sailing".
By Benandstuff
From: Winston-Salem, NC
Apr 4, 2016
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

The tree growing next to the bolt line is a little annoying to avoid grabbing/touching, and can make a fall before getting on the ledge feel scarier. But the upper section more than makes up for it.

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