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Pony Express 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Geoff Archer & Louie Anderson, February 1990
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Submitted By: susan peplow on Jan 22, 2007

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Felicia Terry leading Pony Express


Climb juggy rock down low past 2 bolts follow crack/arete system to anchor. Start watching for anchors on right wall or you can climb right past them.


This route can be found 50 feet right of Exfoliation Confrontation or just left of Czech Crack.


2 bolts down low. Possible gear further up but seems unnecessary as it's low angle and well featured. Two bolt anchor with rap rings located on right hand wall (shares with "Czech Crack")

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By attila
Feb 20, 2010

There appears to be a bee's nest near the anchors for this climb (Feb. 20 2010).
By aaron hope
From: Walnut Creek, CA
Dec 26, 2014
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

One of the starting holds broke on me after barely pulling on it. Very likely that the start is harder now. In general, this climb is loose if you step, pull on the holds left of the bolt line. Be careful.
By mhagny
Jan 2, 2015
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Even after the hold on the bottom broke, this is barely a 5.7 by J-tree standards.
By Howard
From: Costa Mesa, CA
Dec 22, 2015

Wonder why Miramontes gave this 5.6...
By makio13
Apr 17, 2017

climbed this 4/14/17, never found the bolted anchor. moving up the arête to the juggy flaky section above, there is a bee's nest. moving above that, going to the top, the flakes are VERY unstable. no bolts up top either. The walk off wasn't bad from the top, but be careful through the flakes. Maybe we missed the anchor bolts?
By Howard
From: Costa Mesa, CA
May 9, 2017

Same thing happened here...

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