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Mexico in Flames 

YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 2 pitches, 200'
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Jeff Jackson
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Submitted By: David Kozak on Mar 19, 2010

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Description 

The crux comes on last half of first pitch. I was terrified of the rusty bolts on this one.

Protection 

very rusty bolts. they need to be replaced


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By Pablo-Roberts
From: Prescott, Arizona
Jan 3, 2015
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

This route description must be old. I climbed it december 2014 and the bolts are good to go!
By Mauricio Herrera Cuadra
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From: Mendoza, Argentina
Jan 8, 2015
rating: 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a

All bolts have been replaced. Did the 1st pitch only (crux) but never felt it harder than 5.11c
By Jon Jones
From: Penticton, B.C.
Feb 4, 2017

The badly corroded bolts were replaced with SS bolts in February 2014. 12a grade is for staying right over the bolts at the crux. Easier (11c) if you use the right hand edge of the face at this point (7th bolt). 10 bolts to anchor.
By Paul Hutton
From: Dirtbaggin' western US
Mar 22, 2017

I agree with 11c on the first pitch. Felt about the same as an 11c onsight I snatched on Arizona limestone.

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