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Obscure Origin 

YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 45', Grade II
Original:  YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c [details]
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Submitted By: on Dec 7, 2009

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Hand and Crusty offwidth-ish Crack
Some crumbly rock collected in upper cracks.
(beware rope snags on the rap)


To the left/center of "Brazilian Tenant Farmers",
Start under the Tree
Climb past Rock Jumble to Handcrack Left to top


Medium Nuts to Large Cams (mixed),
Newer Bolted Anchors on top

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By Phil Wilson
From: Phoenix, Arizona
Dec 2, 2013

Great climb. However, when we reached the 2 bolt rap/belay station, we were almost halfway through a 60m rope. Length is more like 90+ feet.
From: Mesa AZ
May 6, 2014

You can rap down to the large shelf on climbers right with a 60 meter rope and simply down climb the few moves necessary to be on the ground.

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