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Old Man and The Sea(ka) (1st Pitch) 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 55'
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
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Submitted By: Shirtless Mike on Mar 2, 2015

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Ed moves left onto the Steep Stuff! Old Man & the...

Description 

Pull off the ground with some difficulty (may want to stick clip) to easier ledgy low angle climbing that trends steadily leftwards. After the traverse enter an awesome section with some Tufa holds up to the mid-anchors.

Location 

2nd route on the left side of the Bat Cave. To the left is the start for "Bella Donna", to the right "Morning Commute".

Protection 

Bolts to anchors. All the bolts are fixed with chain draws.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Ed on the lower first part of Old Man.... (5.12)
Ed on the lower first part of Old Man.... (5.12)
Rock Climbing Photo: Past the tricky slab down low Old Man.... (5.12)
Past the tricky slab down low Old Man.... (5.12)

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By Rich Strang
From: Santa Fe, NM
May 29, 2016
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

This pitch is no longer "all fixed". It is the route left of the fixed chain draws on Morning Commute and Nate Dog. There are 7 hangers on the slab leading to the final 2 chain draws at the crux.

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