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Night Shift 

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

Type:  Sport, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Tom Kalakay, June 1989
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Submitted By: grk10vq on Aug 20, 2012

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A tense and terrifying route with little to work with...

Begin up a small ramp and scramble to the base of the line. Start up a technical face with a high first bolt, then work small edges and mono's to a puzzling roof. Crank this section and fire the thin, bare face.

Sparse and sometimes slick, this one is a doozy! A brave lead, this line finishes left at an anchor on a nice ledge.


This is the left of two bolted lines, directly under the roof.


Four bolts plus chains.

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By Nick.Smith Smith
From: Saint Paul, Minnesota
Jun 26, 2013

From climbs of sw mt book, this is called short shift and is 10a
By Ty Morrison-Heath
From: Bozeman, MT
Jun 28, 2013

Don't trust that book. Dockins book is way more accurate on route information.
By bryan dalpes
From: Livingston, MT
Oct 15, 2014

The description here is PERFECT for how this route climbs. I lead it today with the misguided info from Rock Climbs of SW Montana(10a?). I'm all for adventurous sport climbs but, the description in the book is woefully inadequate.

That said...You should climb it! Just be mentally prepared!
By Eli B.
Sep 17, 2016

Fun roof. Good holds on the runout. clean falls once clipped above the roof.

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