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Pubic Zirconium 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 65'
Original:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
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Submitted By: llamaface on Oct 19, 2008

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It is harder than it looks. There are some thin edges at the top before the anchors. Start just left of the corner start of Stinger. You can pass the low bolt to reach a jug at the second clip. Continue up the scoop keeping right of the crack and climb gently overhanging face to the finish.


It is the second to last route from the right side of the Vault (just left of Stinger).


6 bolts.

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By slim
May 30, 2012
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a

This route is a bit squeezed to keep at the 11d/12a grade, but it has a good hard finish.
By Jake Dickerson
From: Lander, WY
Feb 8, 2015
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

Pretty fun and technical! It's a 12a in D'Antonio's guidebook, the top is the crux for sure.
By the schmuck
From: Albuquerque, NM
Apr 6, 2015
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

I really like this thing, and the crux is actually pretty solid. It is hard from the last horizontal all the way to anchors. Not exactly the one move wonder that it has a reputation as.
By Rob Woodward
Mar 15, 2017
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

A great route pulling through thin crimps just below the anchors (the crux). Well worth a climb!

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