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Peculiar Taste Buds 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Todd Swain, 9/89
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Submitted By: Meredith DB on May 11, 2006

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Description 

Climbs the right-facing corner between Count on Your Fingers (5.9) and Conservative Policies (5.8). The climb is easier than it looks.

The climbing is pleasant but the rock quality is not great.

Location 

This route is in the center of Thin Wall between Count on Your Fingers and Conservative Policies.

Protection 

Plenty of gear in the crack in the corner. One can build an anchor at the top, or use the bolts on Count on Your Fingers.


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By ChugachMan
Nov 20, 2006
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

It's a really fun route, and I'm not sure why it's not in the guide. I liked staying true to the dihedral and working out over the bulge at the top.
By Daniel Evans
From: N Scottsdale, AZ
Oct 1, 2013
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Holds are good, and moves are fun but anywhere you would want to put pro, the rock quality is terrible (crumbly and hollow) and would probably bust in the event of a fall.
By Fernando Cal
From: Lynwood, CA
Nov 21, 2016
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Fun route with great holds. Pro can be questionable. Seems easier than a 5.8. Top anchor on boulder directly above route with gear or sling around boulder.