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Respect Your Elders 

YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Chris Barlow and Becca Schild
New Route: Yes
Season: Summer to early Fall
Page Views: 293
Submitted By: Christopher Barlow on Sep 23, 2014

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Description 

Respect Your Elders climbs the steep corner and flake system on the right side of the main wall. Begin with easy ledges to a series of jugs to a hand-sized cam placement in the top of the initial corner. Clip a bolt at the lip of a small roof, then do a powerful sequence right to establish below the next left-facing corner. Steep jams and laybacks lead to a series of technical moves past two more bolts and then more moderate climbing up a larger corner. A final exposed and thrilling move leads one right around the roof to a ledge with a bolted anchor.

Protection 

Three bolts and a set of cams from very small (gray Metolius) to hand-sized. Bring 2 each in the 0.5" to 1.25" range and a few medium to large nuts.


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By Adrian Weaver
From: Buena Vista Co
Jul 12, 2015

Very cool and unique climb. A bit scary for me. There is a good green BD cam between bolts 1 and 2.

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