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Peak Performance 

YDS: 5.10a/b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Trad, TR, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a/b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Lynn Hill
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Submitted By: nickv on Feb 26, 2008

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Looking up from the shelf.

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Start 7 ft right of A Dare by the Sea. Climb up to the small roof and step left into a short left facing corner to an overlap. Traverse right on a horizontal then trend left on jugs to top out.


Standard New England rack with a #3 camalot for the crux.
2 bolt anchor.

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By Jay Morse
From: Hooksett, New Hampshire
Oct 2, 2013

Fun climbing! You can do this on the same staple anchor as A Dare By the Sea and it's well worth doing both!
By JIncillo
Aug 21, 2014
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Rock Climbing Photo: Moving out onto the horizontal
Moving out onto the horizontal
By John Gassel
From: Boston, MA
Jul 9, 2015
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

This felt like a pretty serious lead. I got this fully on-sight, but had to make some committing moves in the process. As the gear beta on here suggests a #3 cam is bomber right before the crux. The next piece you can place is a good distance above that and hard to do on lead. I opted to just run it out to a restful stance and put in gear at that point, but this definitely made things PG-13.

This felt like a harder lead than its neighbor, A Dare By the Sea which I did with relative ease right before Peak Performance.

The climbing on this route is good and definitely worth doing for the grade. I just thought I'd share my thoughts for those looking to hop on lead this. I'm sure it was nothing for Lynn Hill on the FA though!
By Matt J Miller
Aug 11, 2015

I TR'd this, but wish I wore a helmet so I didn't bump my head on the spiky bits above. Otherwise, I really enjoyed this route.

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