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Pond Scum 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Tim Herold on Jul 3, 2010

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Samuel Rogers on the crux move of Pond Scum.


"One-move wonder" describes this line perfectly. An easy jug haul finds you at the 4th bolt and the crux.


The first route you come to when walking away from the falls, before the White Wall.


4 bolts, ring anchors.

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By Kate Mittendorf
From: Nashville, TN
Apr 19, 2014
rating: 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b

The route gets 5.10d in the guide. I am not sure if it is that...unless you are a hair shorter than me. At 5'3" I couldn't do the reachy move the standard way and found myself bumping through a series of bad holds. If I was any shorter, I am not sure what sort of thing I would have done. I would put the crux at mid 5.10 as is, maybe 10d if you are short.