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Pleasing to the Touch 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: Bob Ordner, Janet Dunn - 1988
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Submitted By: saxfiend on Dec 2, 2006

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An excellent route for new trad leaders, or toproping by climbers on the rock for the first time. A nice face with plentiful protection leads to the top.


Starts just left of Men Without Hats, across from Lucky Strikes.


Small to medium gear (cams, tricams, nuts). Gear and/or sling a tree for anchors.

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By saxfiend
From: Decatur, GA
Feb 15, 2011

This is a worthwhile lead even for climbers who lead at a higher grade. Recommended.
By Alan Brock
From: Cleveland, TN
Oct 2, 2012
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

Great warm up route and good for the new trad leader (such as myself). The route is a bit dirty, but the pro is pretty good and the holds are fantastic, especially the top half. The view is unbeatable as well!