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Manwich Queen 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a X

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a X [details]
FA: Don and Karen Wilson, December 1987
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Submitted By: Murf on Jan 1, 2005

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BETA PHOTO: Looking up Manwich Queen; the 3-bolt line on the l...

Description 

Manwich Queen acends a blunt arete on the right side of the Dome. Boulder hop from the right to gain the base of the route. This is a continuous slab route, with ground fall potential before the second bolt. The crux comes after the third bolt with multiple moves on perfect low angle patina.

The bolts could possibly be supplemented with large gear to the right, but this would change the natural line of the route.

Protection 

Three original 1/4" bolts, smattering of anchor gear. Walk down either side.


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By Donno
From: Newport Beach
May 6, 2009

If you climb up to the first bolt, then over to the crack you'll have an enjoyable 5.8-ish climb. You can protect the crack and clip the bolts.

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