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Mixed Fruit 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Wes Calkins, Nathan Brown
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: wes calkins on Oct 16, 2016

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BETA PHOTO: The start of the route with the 2 bolts marked.

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  • Description 

    Start at a layback flake that ends at a devious move at a bolt. Move up past another bolt and into a broken crack system. Continue up and eventually traversing left to the fixed nut anchor that is shared with Horseshoes and hand grenades.

    Location 

    It's located on the Apricot buttress descent gully to the right of horseshoes and hand grenades about 50'. Either descend the gully or rappel in 45 meters from some newly installed glue in bolts at the top of apricot buttress. You can make the rappel off the bolts to the fixed nut anchor and then to the ground with a single 60 meter rope.

    Protection 

    Triple rack up to 6's to include pins, beaks, bashies, and brassies.


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    By Mark P. Allen
    Oct 18, 2016

    Thumbs up for Nathan and you Wes! It was quite a gift to watch you complete the FA. Thanks for showing me around!

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