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YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Gordon Douglass, Stuart Ruckman 1990
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Submitted By: Nathan Fisher on Apr 25, 2006

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This route is pretty pumpy throughout. First clip isn't easy, third is even harder. The book shows the crux at the third bolt. This was definitely hard, but not the crux. Getting above the fourth bolt seemed a lot harder, as you were dealing with slopers and thin crimps to pull the lip.


This is the left route of the two that share the anchor left of Urban Sprawl.


5 bolts and chains

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By Boissal
From: Small Lake, UT
Sep 8, 2006
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

Awesome route! There is a hidden sidepull to unlock the crux. If you don't find it (took me about 7 tries to do so) good luck getting to the 5th bolt!
By skinny legs and all
From: Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
Feb 1, 2011
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

Fun once I figured out the cryptic moves.
By jspitzer
Nov 3, 2012

Awesome route! The bolts look far apart from the ground but there are big jugs in between bolts.
Clipping bolt #3 is the crux with a little secret hold you need to find.

By dnaiscool
Apr 21, 2015

One of the very best lines at the entire S-Curve arena!! If you are a 5.11 climber, then put your A Game on and work this for the on-sight, hanging those draws as you go!

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