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Nada Da Narda 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a R

   
Type:  Sport, 85'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a R [details]
FA: Ron James, Rob Settlemire
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Submitted By: Muscrat on Jul 6, 2015

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Description 

Originally rated PG13, the consensus among the few who have climbed it in the past years is R. The line remains dirty, can be wet for months, and is a challenge at 10.a.
All of that said, this is a really good line, almost solid smearing w/few 'holds'.
Head straight up from the belay towards the mini roof/step. First bolt is 15'+, and it is heady pulling over the step. Pass 2 more bolts ad then be prepared for 20' of unrelenting 5.10 smear-fest. Just don't think about the fall potential, the roof below, of the dirt and munge.

Location 

From the 'Plumas County' road sign, head up the dirty gully to a large ledge and a bolted belay. From the ledge, the first route to the left. All the routes on Plumas Slab start at this belay.

Protection 

4 bolts and bolted anchor.


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By Brad J
Oct 24, 2016
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R

This route was dirty and spooky 25 years ago. Can't imagine it got better with time. As a side note, we never went back to replace the button heads on Plumas Slab. Don't know what the bolts are like now.
By Muscrat
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Mar 28, 2017

Still the buttons. Definitely gets your head going. There are days when i think it would be worth going out and getting this place cleaned up; then i wake up.

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