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Pure Imagination 

YDS: 5.14c French: 8c+ Ewbanks: 34 UIAA: XI- ZA: 35 British: E9 7b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.14c French: 8c+ Ewbanks: 34 UIAA: XI- ZA: 35 British: E9 7b [details]
FA: Jonathan Siegrist
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Submitted By: Thomas Duke on Oct 3, 2013

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12c start to a V9 boulder problem finishing in a long dyno to a jug. Next, a series of tough crimps and lockoffs take you a reachy crux followed by tough pockets and more crimps.


To the left of Charlie on the flat, angled boulder.


Bolts, oval anchors.

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By skinny legs and all
From: Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
Nov 29, 2013

Johnathan Siegrist made the first ascent in November 2010. Before he linked it, the climb was referred to as "The Honeycomb Project".

Adam Ondra onsighted Pure Imagination on November 1, 2012 suggesting low end 8c+. An hour later, on the same day, he onsighted the neighboring Golden Ticket suggesting high end 8c+. Both climbs were originally rated 9a.

Also, the beautiful and incredibly talented Sasha DiGiulian made the first female ascent in October 2011. At the time her ascent was considered the most difficult American female sport achievement to date. The video of her working the climb and her actual ascent is very inspiring.
By Midwest Will
From: ann arbor, MI
Oct 20, 2014

Onsight with placed gear, in my book is a pinkpoint. Still impressive but not onsights.
By Nick Metzger
From: Chattanooga, TN
Oct 20, 2014

Jug ladder start till second bolt. Incredible looking line. The photo does zero justice to how slightly overhung this entire route is.
By Tom Gnyra
Feb 11, 2015

onsights with pre placed draws are onsights in hard sport. just because you can't do it doesn't make it not an onsight. placing the draw is secondary.

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