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Maid in the Shade 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Trad, 165'
Original:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
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Submitted By: Sean Nelb on Sep 25, 2010

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Sean on Maid In The Shade.

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Starting at Teacher's Lounge, climb the corner directly above where New Wave and Broken Tree end. This route features thin, continuous stemming with a finger-tip crack for protection and no real rests until near the anchor. The crack widens a bit as it gets higher. Endurance climbing with hard moves thrown into the mix. This corner is a full-body workout and a phenomenal route that really lets you know you're at Devils Tower.


Many finger-sized nuts and cams. A few pieces for thin hands.

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By Sean Nelb
From: Indian Creek
May 7, 2011

Cleaned of weeds in Sep. 2010. Although this route is difficult it protects well and can easily be sewn up with finger-sized nuts and cams. It is not to be missed if you are looking for the harder offerings on the Tower.
By Lucas Barth
From: Devils Tower, WY
Sep 21, 2016

Great route, great pro, and pretty clean as of 9/2016.

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