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Optical Illusion 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Trad, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Mike Artz, 1985
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Submitted By: David Aguasca! on May 27, 2015

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Description 

This short route packs quite a punch. A couple moves off the ground gets you to a stance under the roof. A hard pull off the stance will take you through decent holds, pumpy, painful jams, and tricky footwork. The crux is pulling the flare at the lip!

Location 

Far right end of Orchard wall is where you'll find this 20' roof crack.

Protection 

Single rack from .3 Camalot to 4. As of this post date, there is a two-nut anchor (I added one) with a single oval biner, and also a fixed #1 Camalot at the lip.


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