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Paraboloid 

YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: unknown grease master
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Submitted By: Leo Paik on Jan 15, 2007

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Description 

This is a great route to figure out how to smear, because simply if you don't figure it out, you won't climb the route. This starts smooth and less-than-vertical. Then, it gets smoother and more vertical. By the mid to upper part, you are asking yourself, "what the heck is keeping me attached?"

A beer for anyone who flashes this route who doesn't already climb 5.11.

Location 

On the left side of the smooth K face, left of the Willie's Walk, a reasonable-looking left-facing feature.

Protection 

TR. Back a while back there were 3 bolts to the left in the guide, and notes indicated 2 bolts (1 quite rusted) & a #8 BD nut.


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By john strand
From: southern colo
Jul 12, 2008
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Kevin Bein and Al Rubin 1967 !!!! After the first two sequences, Parabola (10) ,same duo in late 1966 !! goes right then up to the arete. Among the last of the Quarries routes to be soloed.

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