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Palm Snake 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 3 pitches, 300'
Original:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Alvino Pon, Kirk Holladay, Chris Keistler
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: KirkH on Mar 10, 2009

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Finish up P2 right side variation. Photo By Adrian...


1st pitch easy 5.8
2nd pitch 5.10 crux
2nd pitch has a left hand variation that's slightly easier called Palms be extended in the near future. These pitches were installed by Alvino & Kirk in 1998.
3rd pitch 5.10 added 3/2009


2 routes downhill from Will The Wolf Survive. Look for the the Palm Trees!



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Rock Climbing Photo: seconding P2 (right side variation), a great pitch...
seconding P2 (right side variation), a great pitch...

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By BROsenthal
From: Tarrytown, NY
Feb 16, 2016

Pitch one was more like 5.6 and Pitch 2/3 were fantastic. I really liked the clean rock on this wall. I thought this was nicer than Will the Wolf Survive.
By Ryan McDermott
From: Pittsburgh, PA
Feb 8, 2017
rating: 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Got on this because there was a line for Will the Wolf Survive. Very happy we did it. Pitches 2 and 3 offered the most consistent climbing we've encountered in the Potrero (not that we've done too much). I'd say both grades, 10c and 10a, would stand up at my usual crag, the New River Gorge. Quality!
By gblauer Blauer
From: Wayne, PA
Feb 22, 2017

P1 is very easy, P2, right side variation is 10b/c ish, P3 is softer, but, the moves to the second bolt can feel committing.

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