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Monster Crossing 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Dave Quinn, 1/96
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Submitted By: lee hansche on Jun 27, 2007

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Description 

This link up is quite contrived and not all that much fun (though a "bad" climb is much better than no climb at all).... It does however have a purpose....
Climb this route if:
1: Your sporty, projecting friends insist on working the hard stuff at Monsters even if you aren't ready for that sort of thing....
2: You really need to warm up slow for a red point of one of the tough climbs here (though you might be better off climbing one of the easier 5.11s)....
3: If you are like me and your goal is to climb every route at Rumney regardless of grade or quality....

Start as for Abominable Snowman (5.11b) and move left on an obvious ledge till the end of it where you head straight up the second half of Source of Madness (5.10d).... This is the crux, and it always seems hard for the grade for me or I'm missing a very important piece of beta....

If you decide to climb it, do me a favor and enjoy it....

Location 

Traverses right to left on the obvious, midway ledge on the left side of the crag....

Protection 

6 bolts to quick clips.


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Rock Climbing Photo: one more of dad on monsters crossing
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my dad going for it :)

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By Eric Leclerc
From: Montreal
Feb 18, 2014
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

I will climb this one this summer for reason #3.
By Eli Buzzell
From: Lives in a 4runner
Oct 26, 2015

Tried to climb this in the dark with no head lamp, it turned out I was on Little Demon. I guess it was dark!
By Nick Grant
From: Natick, MA & Tamworth, NH
Aug 7, 2016
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

The top out isn't that bad if you know the right beta. Otherwise, it's pretty heinous for a 10c. (The hardest part of the route is clipping the last bolt. It's kind of a go-for-it, deadpoint-clip. I had to get Ian to hang the draw for me.)