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Paul Maul 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Bob Graham on May 26, 2009

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  • Description 

    Thin finger crack, sustained and very fun.


    To the right of Orange Sunshine and Solar King.


    pro to 1.5"

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    By Chris Winter
    From: Portland, OR
    May 31, 2011

    Great pitch! Sustained but never desperate with intriguing protection.
    By JimM
    Oct 9, 2011

    First ascent: Paul Boving, Matt Christensen 1976
    By brl
    From: Washington, D.C.
    Oct 16, 2012

    Great finger-crack climbing, thoughtful and sustained, but never overwhelming. Takes great gear the whole way. I've only climbed at the Royal Columns once and this was my favorite route.
    By RyanLazzeri
    Jun 16, 2017

    Definitely one of the best routes of the area. Sustained finger jams with good ledges on the face. Crux seems to be the first 15 feet of crack - thinner jams and gear on steeper rock. Fire through it and it eases a bit the rest of the way. There are a couple of spots for hand size gear but mostly finger gear and great stoppers.

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