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Pistol Whipped 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Chris Miller, June 2000
Season: Spring - Fall
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Submitted By: C Miller on Jun 28, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: Pistol Whipped (5.11a), Holcomb Valley Pinnacles

Description 

Climb a smooth, vertical face with edges (crux) to a sloping ledge and then tackle the slightly overhung and juggy headwall above finishing on a ledge with anchors.

Location 

Located on the far right side of the main face and about 10' left of a short left-facing corner system.

Protection 

8 bolts, chain anchors


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By steple
Jul 18, 2011
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

Stay off the ramp leading right to the corner system for full (11a) rating.
By Sean Haynes
May 22, 2017

Technical face climbing for most of the way until you reach the final bolt.
A hidden hold behind an "obvious" sloper is bound to land the unexpected some air time. This was a great route for me with what felt like consistent 5.11 movement throughout when staying off the ramp.

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