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Nolan Ryan 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: tony grice on Nov 15, 2006

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Description 

3 bolt friction face.

Location 

Walk left of Tom Bombadil about 30 FT, you'll see it.

Protection 

3 bolts,gear anchor.walk off.


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By tony grice
Nov 15, 2006

I did this as a boulder problem years ago.
By Locker
From: Yucca Valley, CA
Jun 9, 2007

Easier than 5.9- we thought today...

felt more like an easy 5.8...
By Joseph Stover
From: Batesville, AR
Apr 6, 2011
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

the friction moves are probably no harder than 5.8 in the daytime... makes for an exciting nighttime lead! I started in the hand crack on the right side of the formation. There were two bolts, and build an anchor at the top with mostly medium pieces (#0.75-2 C4 iirc).

Although the walkoff/downclimb was confusing and scary at night(went up and to the left on a slab around a large summit block/face and downclimbed two short sections; probably totally wrong)... not sure where it is supposed to go...

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