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Me First Eyepatch 

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

Type:  Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Unknown. Rebolted by Evan Wisheropp
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Submitted By: Evan Wisheropp on Oct 5, 2015

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Ryder climbing Me First Eyepatch. Fun moves on thi...


Begin on the second bolder and climb a steep, thin face with small pockets. The crux at the third bolt is very technical and the moves are inconspicuous. Be sure to find the hidden clipping stance!

Contrary to looks, it is easiest to follow the bolt line directly (you'll see what I mean if you get stuck in the pod on the left). Clip the third bolt from a solid mono to the right of the bolt line. After the 4th bolt (on the ramp), reach high and clip the fifth bolt over the roof. There is an original bolt below the roof that could be used as a confidence clip to protect the easy but intimidating move to the next clip, if you use it, be sure to back clean it or you'll be stopped short by rope drag.


6 Bolts

Six titanium glue-ins. Ram's Horns anchor.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Ben pulling over the bulge at the 5th bolt.
Ben pulling over the bulge at the 5th bolt.

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By Nick Black
From: Arcata, CA
Feb 2, 2016

My favorite route here! Careful at the 3rd clip

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