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London Bridges 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Mark Cushman on Jul 14, 2009

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Annual Trail Closures to protect Peregrine falcons MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Climb the left facing, flared crack by using offwidth technique or laybacking the large flake. Gain the Old Town ledge and belay from the fixed anchors there.

Location 

Large, flaring, left facing flake to the left of Old Town.

Protection 

Standard rack with extra wide pieces would be helpful. Smaller placements are deep in the flake.


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By Peter Lewis
From: Bridgton, Maine
Aug 20, 2014

The word for routes like this is: grash (grunt and thrash).