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YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

   
Type:  Sport
Original:  YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Chris Grijalva, Sept 2002
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Submitted By: Mike Anderson on Mar 10, 2011

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For the grade, one of the fine fun sport routes on...

Description 

Black hangar’d route follows a prominent seam up the black face left of Pass or Flail. A powerful move at the second bolt and an exposed dyno at the top punctuate this route. Unfortunately there’s a band of bad rock at the start, otherwise it would be 3 stars.

Location 

See photo, marked #25.

Protection 

5-6 bolts


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By Tony Brengosz
Oct 22, 2014
rating: 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b

Awesome route that is surprisingly continuous after the third bolt. Don't worry about the band of bad rock at the bottom, the quality isn't that bad and will clean up eventually. Half way up though is a big time bomb block that will come out sooner or later (sooner). Unfortunately the block is a perfect undercling pinch with an awesome thumb catch that is super fun to climb on. It looks like the route should still go at about the same grade after the block blows. The top finishes with some techy powerful moves and a desperate bump to the finish jug. All around fun route. Git on it!

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