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Over and Back 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Joe Shiefman, Joe Kreidel
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: JoeS on Apr 10, 2014

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Josie starts headwall section on Over and Back


Located immediately left of corner exit. Start with a tricky sequence through a section of flakes and knobs to a good rest. Climb straight up a section of vertical crystals to another rest below a steeper short head wall. Move up the right hand side of the head wall, then hand traverse back left across the top before pulling over the top to the anchors.


7 bolts

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Rock Climbing Photo: Peter starting Over and Back. Eric W on belay
Peter starting Over and Back. Eric W on belay
Rock Climbing Photo: Peter about to tackle headwall on Over and Back
Peter about to tackle headwall on Over and Back

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By Jimbo
Jun 17, 2014
rating: 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Good climbing from top to bottom. Crux moves are a hoot.
By Tomily ma
Jul 21, 2014

This is one of my favorite 11s on Lemmon so far. Powerful lower section on good hands leads to awesome headwall and a ticking pump clock.
By greg k
Aug 17, 2014

heads up: 1st bolt is only hand-tightened. hanger spontaneously fell off when i was 3 or 4 bolts up...
By JoeS
Aug 17, 2014

Thanks Greg. I don't know how this happened, but I'll try to get out there and loctite that bolt. I'll post it when it happens.
By greg k
Aug 18, 2014

Joe, it's me who should be thanking you for putting up a bunch of fun climbs in a beautiful spot. THANKS!
By JoeS
Aug 24, 2014

The loose nut at bolt #1 has been loctited and tightened with a wrench.
By Hendrixson
From: Tucson, AZ
Mar 30, 2015
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

A nice route with fun moves. The vertical flakes and knobs can be avoided by climbing the juggy arete to the right. The steep short headwall can be surmounted at least three ways: low and left, high and left, or using by the ramp out right. I believe high and left was the intended variation.

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