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Post Orgasmic Depression 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: C. Bellizzi, 1981.
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Submitted By: Leo Paik on Apr 25, 2007

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Description 

This is a Pinnacles classic. Odd name.

Ascend an aesthetic, vertical face on small embedded rocks in a conglomerate face. Ascend a small right-facing dihedral. Pass 7 bolts with the crux being above the 4th bolt. 3 bolts anchor.

Location 

On the East face of The Monolith, between Foreplay/Several Small Species and Indirect Traverse/Hawaiian Noises.

Protection 

7 bolts and a 3 bolt anchor.


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Rock Climbing Photo: After a fall that ripped my fingertips, trying to ...
After a fall that ripped my fingertips, trying to ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Nathaniel Potter warming up on POD.  Photo - Kyle ...
Nathaniel Potter warming up on POD. Photo - Kyle ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Alex fighting the pump post crux
Alex fighting the pump post crux
Rock Climbing Photo: Nick on "Post Orgasmic Depression"
Nick on "Post Orgasmic Depression"
Rock Climbing Photo: Al Torissi escaping the Yosemite flood.
Al Torissi escaping the Yosemite flood.

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By caughtinside
From: Oakland CA
Mar 23, 2008

A fabulous sport climb. Sustained, pumpy, cool holds.
By Kyle Queener
From: Bishop, California
Jan 30, 2009
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

Feels more 5.10d. Great route. Highly recommended.
By Keith Forest
Feb 19, 2011

This route is 11a contrary to Young's new book.
By Gabe Huie
Sep 4, 2014
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

Great sustained route. A little overhung to feel the pump for the 2nd half of the route. The start has some greasy holds so chalk up for the first two bolts.