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Neptune's Spear 

YDS: 5.13b French: 8a Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 30 British: E7 6c

   
Type:  Sport, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.13b French: 8a Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 30 British: E7 6c [details]
FA: Chris Grijalv, 2011
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Submitted By: Taylor Roy on Jul 8, 2012

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Fun cross at halfway point. Photo: Kristin Horton

Description 

Another really great route with lots of flowy movement and no distinct crux.

Big moves on decent cobbles leads to a good rest in a sandy jug feature. Sprint through 25 feet of crossovers, big moves and committing lunges to better holds before doing the final crux of Gun Tower.

This route might have been a bit manufactured, but damn it's fun!

Location 

On the left side of the cave. Look for the black hangers.

Protection 

Bolts and a two bolt anchor.


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By SM Ryan
Jul 13, 2015

FYI- To stay true to the theme of the compound, the name of route, Neptune Spear, refers to operation that killed OBL.

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