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No Excuse 

YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

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Original:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
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Submitted By: TuffGong on May 9, 2002

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    You have No Excuse for not warming up on this before climbing Excuse Station. No Excuse climbs the intimidating wavy, overlaps in the corner just right of Excuse Station to an anchor 100ft. above. Mostly laybacks with fingers and thin hands. Strap on a pair a have a go. You will be excited when you finish it!


    Friends: #.75 - #2.5. Mostly fingers and thin hands.

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    By Scott W
    From: Flagstaff, AZ
    Mar 17, 2008
    rating: 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

    Standard Indian Creek off hand 5.10 crack in a corner. Just keep climbing!
    By jakobi
    From: moab, utah
    Sep 28, 2011

    If you walk all the way down to climb Excuse Station you might as well climb this. I thought it was really fun, much different from your average corner crack lieback-athon.
    By GabeO
    From: New Haven, CT
    Mar 26, 2012
    rating: 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

    Maybe I did it wrong? No way is this any kind of 5.10. How the hell is 15 degree overhanging green camalots anything below 5.11? I Onsighted both, but this one felt a half a grade harder than Excuse Station to me.
    By DennisL
    From: Bishop, CA
    Oct 20, 2014
    rating: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c

    Sandy at the top like Excuse Station. Also, significantly harder than ES. Felt like solid 5.11 to me!
    By mountainhick
    From: Black Hawk, CO
    Oct 20, 2014
    rating: 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c

    Quality route well worth doing.

    Seems a sandbag for 5.10+, harder to me than 5.11- routes like pente or lift kit. Not as sustained as excuse station, has more useful rests, but two crux sections seem harder. And the right wall is pretty radically overhanging!

    70m Rope super stretcher rap to the ground, but easily reaches the big ledge at the start of excuse station. Be careful.

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