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Look Ma, No Hands 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Joe Potter and Ryan Bello
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Submitted By: Nick Fitton on Apr 18, 2004

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Description 

The first bolt is 25' off the deck under the small right-facing corner in the middle of the wall. It is not more than 5.3 up to that bolt. Go straight over the corner or even left of it - this is the crux move. Ignore the diagonal right sloping ledge out of the corner.

Protection 

a handful of draws


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By Nick Fitton
Apr 18, 2004
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

This was my first 5.7 lead but it seemed kind've easy 5.7. Watch your rope length, you need a full 165' to rap it. Lots of posion oak to scramble through to get to the base.
By Floyd Hayes
Mar 22, 2010
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13

Probably no harder than 5.0 to the first bolt, but above the climbing was better than I expected. I came across 5 bolts before reaching the anchor. There are now two bolt anchors at the top--the left anchor (original route) is much easier to reach than the right anchor. I went to the right anchor, which required a tricky move that felt like at least 5.8, maybe harder.
By Floyd Hayes
Jun 1, 2010
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13

I led it again. I thought the crux 5.7 comprised a few moves well above the second bolt, where a fall would be painful. At the fourth bolt it is easiest to go right and clip a fifth bolt before heading left to the anchor; alternatively you can lead directly over the fourth bolt to the anchor, which felt like 5.8.