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Professor Booty 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: T. Peckham & P. Hansen July 1999
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Submitted By: Greg Kuchyt on May 19, 2016

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Description 

A fantastic sustained exercise in technical corner climbing, the Professor will not fail to educate you. This route does not get the travel it deserves.

An in-your-face start leads to easier climbing until you gain the corner proper. A tricky sequence leads to a small rest at the undercling rail. From here sustained, technical, and difficult climbing leads to a final sting in the tail to reach the anchor.

A proud onsite.

Location 

The left side of the Booty Wall at the right hand side of the often wet cave/hole.

Protection 

9 protection bolts and a two bolt rap anchor

To avoid a cross-loading situation the second bolt is intended to be clipped with only a biner at the end of the equipped chain draw.


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By Derek Doucet
May 20, 2016
rating: 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a

A proud onsite indeed. Not that I'd know. Relentless and technical power stemming. 4 stars despite some occasionally flaky rock.
By Ira O
From: Hardwick, VT
May 24, 2016

I thought that getting past the under-cling with the long reach to bad holds and invisible feet was going to be the crux. But no. It is just unrelenting.
By Kris Fiore
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From: Burlington, Vermont
Sep 7, 2016
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

A seriously good pitch. With nice new bolts thanks to Greg this should be on any 5.11 climber's ticklist.

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