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Phil 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

   
Type:  Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 55'
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: Mike Sheridan
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Submitted By: Furthermore on May 28, 2013

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Description 

This is the right bolted line on the west face of the Whistle Pig.

A TR can be setup by climbing the northeast face.

Protection 

4 bolts lead to a 2 bolt anchor.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Justine near the top of Phil.
Justine near the top of Phil.
Rock Climbing Photo: Gus and Phil.
Gus and Phil.
Rock Climbing Photo: Phil.
Phil.
Rock Climbing Photo: Phil is the right bolted line.
BETA PHOTO: Phil is the right bolted line.

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By David Oyler
Sep 14, 2015
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

More fun than Gus but also slightly more difficult. It, along with Gus, makes for a good beginner lead.

The first bolt seemed high for a lower rated climb, but after you clip the first one, if you spread out and look/feel around, you'll find your way.
By Noah Yetter
From: Lakewood, CO
Mar 19, 2017
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Reasonably fun. Seemed harder than 5.6 to me.

Runout from the 4th bolt to the anchors seems excessive for a route of this nature. A 5th bolt would be appreciated by many. There's a horizontal break that'll take a yellow Alien (or similar) if you need a little extra piece of mind on the way to the anchors.
By Paul Deger
From: Colorado
Apr 23, 2017
rating: 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a

Compared to Gus, one slightly more difficult move in the middle, but you can clip 3rd bolt before make the move.

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