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Ripple Rider 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Alex Bury, Maxwell Miller (September 2014)
New Route: Yes
Season: any
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Submitted By: Alex Bury on Sep 15, 2014

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Description 

Easy moves lead to a bulge. Steep pocket pulling will get you past the bulge and into the easier section above.
At the top is a two bolt anchor with rings.

Location 

Immediately downstream from the bridge (in between the two tunnels), on the left as you are heading down.

Protection 

Five bolts.


Photos of Ripple Rider Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Wesley Fienup is past the crux and cruising on Rip...
Wesley Fienup is past the crux and cruising on Rip...
Rock Climbing Photo: Jake riding the ripple
Jake riding the ripple
Rock Climbing Photo: The top rope bolts on the single pitch Ripple Ride...
BETA PHOTO: The top rope bolts on the single pitch Ripple Ride...
Rock Climbing Photo: Alex watching Jake climb the ripple rider
Alex watching Jake climb the ripple rider
Rock Climbing Photo: Joe on Ripple Rider.
Joe on Ripple Rider.
Rock Climbing Photo: Ripple Rider and Ezra.
Ripple Rider and Ezra.

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By Joe Greef
From: Pasadena, California
Sep 18, 2014
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

My group was climbing in the gorge and Alex came down alone. He chatted with us for a while (and loaned one of us his shoes which was awesome) and ended up showing us his new route. I got the third lead which was cool. It was really dirty, but the moves are super solid. It'll be great once it's a bit cleaner.
By Matthew Fienup
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From: Ventura, CA
May 30, 2016

This route is a great addition to the area!

There is one height dependent move at the crux--might feel like one move of 5.9 for shorter climbers. The crux is very well protected with a bolt (the third bolt) at your chest.

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