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Minimum Effort 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Dan Snyder
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Submitted By: Jeremy Steck on Jul 15, 2013

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This route makes a pretty good warm up. The route still needs a bit more traffic, but the critical areas are clean. It's overall pretty easy but gives a little crux sequence at the top to reach the anchors.


Just to the left of Minienticer


16 bolts

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By Jesse James
From: Knoxville, TN
Aug 4, 2013

Definitely one of the chossier routes I've been on.
By Eric Godfrey
From: slc, ut
Jun 27, 2014

ALL new routes are choss in Maple until they get a bunch of traffic, I think this thing will be one of the best 5.10's in the canyon once it has seen about 1,000 ascents. The climbing on it is great and the rock quality gets better the higher you go, it's actually really bomber at the top.
By CHopwood
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Jun 1, 2015

This will be the best moderate warmup at the Minimum if it ever cleans up. The first ~3 bolts are in just terrible rock. I learned this the hard way by clocking my belayer in the head with a softball size cobble. The rest of the route seemed pretty solid. Bring a helmet and be careful!
By Grindrite
Jun 3, 2017

This will definitely be one of the better warmups at the Minimum Wall when it cleans up after 1000 ascents. Unfortunately it felt like I did the 13th ascent, and was a bit chossy.
By the schmuck
From: Albuquerque, NM
Jul 5, 2017
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

The choss isn't bad if you stay on route, but it is sandy. The actual climbing is fun, but the bolting is excessive and kind of funky, with clips in not the most logical locations.
By Chris Archer
Aug 22, 2017
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

This is cleaning up nicely. Start is still a bit sandy, but way cleaner than it was 10 years ago.

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