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Parallel Parking 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Stu Ritchie, Harvey Carter, Steve Bartlett
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Steve "Crusher" Bartlett on May 27, 2004

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On the far left of the crag, past the big clean slab, is an arête. This climb takes the arête. Nice line. Mostly good juggy rock, but a tad licheny. Some cool moves.

P1. Start in the base of the big right-facing book on the left of the slab. Head up to a shallow alcove, then up and left to the arête. Continue up the arete, mostly just right of the arête itself, to a large ledge with a tree. Belay (5.9, 70').

P2. Up the short corner behind the tree to the top (5.7, 20').

Descend to the west (left).


Standard rack from RPs to 3.5".

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By ChadnSteph
From: Pueblo West, CO
Apr 21, 2014
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13

I found this climb to be slightly easier than 5.9. Easy, short approach from parking lot makes this a great warm-up. The clean slab makes a fun spot to hang a top rope from the belay ledge and let the kids play.

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