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Pale Skinned Nebraskan (submitted as (Enter) Sandman) 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: David Kozak, 1980s
Season: all
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Submitted By: Tim Kuss on Jun 14, 2009

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This is a great route on soft looking but highly featured sandstone - it is the sandstone version of tufa climbing. The cruxes are at the first bolt and another is at the fun mantle midway.


It is located 20 feet right of I Need a Shower.


Bolts and a fixed stopper at the roof - eleven clips. There are fixed biners at the anchor.

Per David Kozak: the FA was done with two bolts and one fixed wire in the upper dihedral.

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By Marty Brenner
From: Durango, CO
Jul 19, 2009
rating: 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b

Fun route but lots of still soft rock in the middle. Should clean up nicely with use. Fixed nut in crack is gone, but you could place a small piece or just skip it and not worry.
By T Ferrell
Sep 18, 2010

From: Santa Monica, Ca.
Oct 26, 2011

9 pictures for 70 feet of climbing? That's more beta than you get for most boulder problems. If it wasn't for the fetching model in this beta/topo, I'd cry foul.
By Tim Kuss
From: Durango, CO
Oct 26, 2011

Word. She was fetching the quickdraws. OOps, I didn't realize they had people patrolling this site for fowls.
By chosspector
From: San Juans, CO
Nov 3, 2011
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

YDPL8S proves that you can't post ANYTHING on mountainproject without some dude from Cali (or Boulder) flaming you for no reason. Cool, bro!!!!
From: Santa Monica, Ca.
Nov 4, 2011

Hey Choss, in my mind it wasn't a flame, I thoroughly enjoyed the pics. Now if they were of me, I would call foul. BTW I am from Cali now, but I cut my climbing teeth in good ole Gunnison, Co.
By David Kozak
15 hours ago

I did the first ascent of this route back in the mid '80s using two bolts and one fixed wire in the upper dihedral. I think I named it Pale Skinned Nebraskan, though I don't recall for sure. It was pretty much an "R" or "X" lead when I did it. Enter Sandman is a retro-bolted version. I'm happy Tim put in the time and money to make it a route that many now enjoy. It's a fun route and deserves traffic. It's original version was perhaps never repeated.

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