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

Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 120'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Malcom Ball (UK), 1986
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Submitted By: Chris Owen on Feb 14, 2010  with updates from Jeff constine

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P1. Slabby and a tad gravelly and there's a 5.10c traverse left about halfway with a nasty runout.

P2. Head up then traverse to get above the overhanging wall to the right. The second pitch is about 5.8 and is totally classic involving exposed steep face climbing on those ubiquitous knobs. This pitch more than makes up for the nervy and less than perfect first pitch.


Looking up there's a very steep section of this wall, start on the slab left of this, and on pitch two head up past the steepening then traverse right to get onto the less steep wall above it. See this photo.


Bolts, can't remember how many and probably not very new. Two bolt anchors at the end of each pitch.

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By Chris Owen
From: Big Bear Lake
Feb 10, 2016

Well deserved I think.
By Benjamin Chapman
From: Small Town, USA
May 4, 2016

Thanks for all the effort, Chad.
By Jeff constine
Dec 26, 2016

Malcolm Ball did the FA 1986 ground up Please add.'
By Chris Owen
From: Big Bear Lake
Dec 30, 2016

Thanks Jeff.

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