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YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: geoff georges on Oct 12, 2013

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Short but sweet left facing finger/layback.


by it's self behind large Ponderosa, above bolted boulder known as bolt rock, up and left of main trail to Careno.
As you come up the trail from dirt bike yard there is a Y in the trail near a trickle stream, go left and up to face of wall, continue left till you see obvious LFC finger crack.


small-medium cams and nuts, could use a #.75, #1 or #2 before the roof.
Bolted anchor, walk off, or continue up to planet of the eights.

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By Ben Stabley
From: Portland, OR
Jul 23, 2017
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Although a challenge to lead for me, I found this a rather enjoyable short climb. The crack provides pretty good jams for your hands and right foot, and there are small features on the face for the left foot. From the corner, I felt the final few delicate moves left were mentally challenging.

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