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Lost my Nut 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 45'
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b PG13 [details]
FA: B. Mcdonald, P. Smeltz
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Bob Mcdonald on Jul 27, 2009

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At the top of the crack

Description 

Climb up a ledge to set a nut below the giant flake then go left and stem across said flake to get to the crack follow the slight right facing crack and take the split to the right to the top.

Location 

Crack just right of Bears choice. Start below giant left facing flake right of small bush that denotes Bears choice. Rap off Benevolent Bruin fixed anchor or scramble back and to the right down the south face

Protection 

gear to 2"
Gear anchor


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By Alex Fletcher
From: San Clemente, CA
Jul 22, 2016
rating: 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a

Really good entry level trad. I don't think the pg13 grade is necessarily deserved. I imagine it's there because of the giant flake you could hit if you fell, but at no point was I worried about falling as all the holds are great and placements are fine. I set a gear anchor about fifteen feet back from the edge with a .5, .75, and 3 BD cam then walked over to the bolted rappel to the left to get down.

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