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Power Surge 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Todd Vogel
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Submitted By: Tom Helvie on Jan 30, 2007

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Description 

Pretty good for a Gorge trad line. Solid rock, good pro and a minimum of bird crap. The crux is right off the deck protected by a small nut. Solid pro, some good jams and a few jugs continue up the crack to a final bulge/wider section (which contains some foul smelling bird "stuff").

Protection 

small nuts, cams to 2", open cold shut anchors


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By Jonathan Howland
Oct 13, 2008

My partner and I -- veterans of many trad lines in the ORG -- both thought the bottom quite hard for 10b if quite pleasant after the first 12 feet.
By outdooreric
From: Bishop, CA
Jan 17, 2013

This was originally rated 10a until I advised Marty it should be upgraded for the latest edition guidebook. Maybe it's still too hard for the grade?

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