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Monkey Direct 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Pat Corry and Steve Briggs
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Submitted By: Mike Baetz on Mar 22, 2008

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Description 

Start left of the traditional "Monkey" start, through tricky thin climbing, heading straight for the left of the overlap.

Protection 

standard rack


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By Matt Conroy
Oct 24, 2009

Let it be mentioned that the pro is thin in places and the crux run out.
By RBeers
Aug 4, 2013
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b

the best route in Killington
By Sam Fox
From: Burlington, VT
Dec 20, 2015
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R

The crux is the first ~20 feet and the pro through the crux is small and dubious.

Regardless, this is without a question the best route in deer leep.

It's also in my top 5 VT routes.

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