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Power Tool 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 35'
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: JBaker, CSnyder, JShiefman, Wing Ng, Aug 2007
Season: Morning sun, shady after 2 pm
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Submitted By: jbak on Oct 4, 2007

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Power Tool: A short, sharp, and sweet arete/face c...


Short but sustained, slightly overhanging. Unusual climbing with lots of sidepulls and arete slaps makes it worth 2 stars.


From the Matterhorn Boulder walk to the nearest part of the Skillsaw Crag. A little gap on your right leads out to an exposed ledge. The route starts from atop a boulder at the north end of the ledge.


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By Jimbo
May 11, 2010

Fun and technical climbing up short but sustained arete. If it wasn't for the heinous approach this would be a very popular easy 5.12.
By Geir
From: Tucson, AZ
May 11, 2010
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

this is a really fun route! interesting, technical moves, well protected, and easily accessible.

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