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Mars 

YDS: 5.10c/d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 65'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c/d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
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Submitted By: dmPete on Oct 27, 2014

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Closer view of Mars, lower section of the route

Description 

Another of Area 51's most solid climbs! Exciting moves on unique rock. Plenty of opportunity to stem and even throw in the occasional jam...and even a couple of good rests built in.

Climbing the face, without using the dihedral (and, therefore foregoing the rests), raises the grade to 11b.

Location 

Located 2/3 of the way down the approach trail and features a left-facing dihedral with interestingly faceted, very RED rock.

Protection 

Quickdraws. Bolted anchor.


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Rock Climbing Photo: The right, red face, without the rope is Mars
The right, red face, without the rope is Mars

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