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Powerline Toprope (Tips Lie Back) 

YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 55'
Original:  YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
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Submitted By: Max Schon on Jan 1, 2005  with updates from Mark van Eijk

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This is the route done to set up a TR on Powerline. Good fingers for the first fifty feet (mostly 5.11- finger locks to a short tips section) leads to a thin crux layback sequence at the top. Very fun!


A .75 Camalot or two for the start and then many finger pieces down to a #0 TCU. The crux takes green aliens.


This route ascends the left facing dihedral immediately right of Power Line and shares the same anchor.

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By claytown
From: Boulder, CO
Mar 31, 2008

Mostly yellow aliens. One green (red C3 / blue TCU) towards the top. Red / grey alien down lower. I thought this was pretty easy for 11+ give the feet. Awesome route even if it is a little soft.

By Alex Garhart
Aug 21, 2014
rating: 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c

This route is really good. Great gear throughout and the business is less than 10 feet. If you're tall it's more like 11-.
By Mark van Eijk
Mar 24, 2017

surprisingly friendly for the first 40', but I think the last 10' justify 11+. Less than tips for me, the feet dry up, and the angle spits you out. Nice climb! Mostly #0.5 C4, a few #0.4 and #0.3, and #1 C3 at the top.

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