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Pretty Girls with Long Knives T 
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Pretty Girls with Long Knives 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

Type:  Trad, 2 pitches
Original:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Paul Piana
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Submitted By: Squatting Bear on Jul 11, 2010

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The red gyps.

Dirt roads reopened as of June 2014 MORE INFO >>>


If climbed in one pitch to the top of the formation, this route is probably one of the longest in Vedauwoo/Blair. It has varied climbing, great exposure for parts of the climb, absolutely all-around fun. It is highly recommended.


This is on the northwest face of Blair III. It is left of Intimidation.


There's a bolt that protects the crux, which appears where the crack shuts down into a crackless seam.

Otherwise, this route takes gear. There are no chains nor hangers at the top, nor midway up the route where a potential first anchor/toprope anchor could be. So plan accordingly. Natural anchor on top takes any combo of #0.75, 1, 2, and 3 Cams PLUS a lot of cord/webbing to reach the lip of the formation.

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Rock Climbing Photo: The bear, dancing with a very pretty girl.
The bear, dancing with a very pretty girl.
Rock Climbing Photo: The bottom half, and harder part of the route.  Ba...
The bottom half, and harder part of the route. Ba...

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By djkyote
Aug 16, 2011

FA: Paul Piana.
By honeyjacket
Jul 3, 2015

One of the best climbs in Vedauwoo. Someone put a rap station 2/3 of the way up at an obvious ledge. Not sure about the very top.

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