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YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Bob D'Antonio and Vaino Kodas
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Ron Olsen on Jun 13, 2002

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BETA PHOTO: Right Side of Nickel Dome

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  • Description 

    In the middle of the Nickel Dome which is located up and left of the Chrome Dome just above Boulder Falls is a shallow corner leading to a crack in the middle of the face. Climb up the corner passing two bolts to a small ledge. Clip the four bolt and head left into a crack system. Follow the crack around a small roof and up to a steep face. Crank up cool moves past two bolts to a two-bolt anchor.


    Seven bolts, plus small to medium gear will get you to a two-bolt anchor.

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    By Ray Snead
    May 19, 2003

    Every single 5.10 on Plotinus Wall is better than this one, so adjust your star system accordingly. Burly, dirty laybacking down low and a single move at the top that is way harder than 10a make the grade a bit suspect also.

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