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R&D 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Chuck Parks on Feb 4, 2008

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rappel tree at top. bolts are to the right of tre...

Description 

Fun face climbing leads to a steeper section beneath a small roof with a crack. Pull the roof and head for the top.

Location 

This route is on the Firetower Wall, to the left of the Elephant Crack roof.

Protection 

standard rack


Photos of R&D Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: more slabby crimpy
more slabby crimpy
Rock Climbing Photo: battling through 2nd "boulder problem
battling through 2nd "boulder problem
Rock Climbing Photo: Slabby crimpy
Slabby crimpy
Rock Climbing Photo: shot from ground with view of toprope
shot from ground with view of toprope

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By Kyle Donaghey
Jul 31, 2017

Bolts are now at the top of this route.
Better description would be that this route starts with 2 short boulder problems where you have to clear horizontal ledges. Then slabby, crimpy climbing to the root. There is a horn that the toprope will get stuck on if not careful... move the rope to the left after clearing 2nd boulder problem and beginning slabby portion. Crux starts below the roof to clearing the roof, clear to the left. Once above the roof, work way back to the line of the bolts

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