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Rapala 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Brad Singer, July 1997
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Submitted By: C Miller on Sep 26, 2007

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Rapala

Description 

Start off a small block and cast off up the lumpy face above. The crux comes early on as you reel in a small overlap/roof, but you'll need to fish around a little up higher to find the easiest line. The rock on this route is a little on the rough side, but it does provide some excellent friction and makes those improbable moves a little more secure.

Rapala is the name of a company that makes fishing lures.

Location 

Located about 10' or so uphill and right from Piece of Carp. Just beyond this route is a broken area of rock usable as a downclimb.

Protection 

5 bolts, chain anchors


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By Colin Schour
From: Big Bear Lake, CA
Apr 30, 2011

Fun climb. Great last move (mantle with high foot and slaby right hand).
By Phil Esra
Aug 17, 2014

Interesting mantel at the top!

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