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Mild Mannered Secretary 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Chuck Parks on Feb 4, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: Set up for TR


Easy face climbing takes you past 3 bolts to anchors.


The next bolted face climb to the right of Turkey Shoot, on the center wall of the Amphitheater.


3 bolts, anchors

Photos of Mild Mannered Secretary Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Set up for toprope after leading it
BETA PHOTO: Set up for toprope after leading it
Rock Climbing Photo: Sorry for the butt shot!
Sorry for the butt shot!

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By Phil York
From: Winston-Salem, NC
Sep 2, 2012

I replaced one of the anchor bolts on this route after pulling the old one out by hand back in 2005 or so. Be careful, inspect the bolts when you climb.

By Benandstuff
From: Winston-Salem, NC
Jul 6, 2015

This is a good route, easiest sport lead at Pilot. Good intro to sport leading if all you've been doing at Pilot is Top-Rope.

One of the top hangers is loose, but the bolt seems secure.
By Steve Lineberry
From: Charlotte, NC
Jul 7, 2015

I disagree. I think pole dancing is a better and safer first sport lead at pilot than Mild mannered secretary. I've seen a first time leader get freaked out with the spacing between bolts and freeze while being to the right of the anchors and not being able to move over. His foot was behind the rope and he took a 20 footer, flipped upside down and hit his head. Luckily he had a helmet on.
By Mitch Redford
Dec 17, 2016

Both of the hangers on the anchor bolts spin some but seem to still be solid.

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