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Riptide 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Taylor Morrow, Matt Delheimer
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Submitted By: Lurker on Jan 3, 2015

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Taylor sticking the deadpoint during a burn.

Description 

Interesting features on a slightly overhanging wall. Make a long deadpoint move to a jug rail, then head left past the crux sloper. No stopper moves, but not much for rests either. Good introduction to 5.12.

Location 

To the right of Gnarwhal, and just left of a prominent arete.

Protection 

5 bolts, anchors.


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By Matthias Holladay
From: Durango, Colorado
Apr 8, 2015

Love it!
By Evan Wisheropp
Jul 22, 2015
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

There is also a "Riptide" at Patrick's Point on Wedding Rock, one of the original routes there. The bigfoot guide also lists a "Centipede" at both Promotory and Luffenholtz. Anxious for a new guide with these new routes.
By Evan Wisheropp
Jul 25, 2015
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

This is a fantastic route. Highly suggested!! Incredible moves the whole way with a really wonky crux. Give it a try.
By Ben Broche
From: San Francisco, CA
Aug 13, 2015
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

Awesome route with great movement - good rock on the whole but a little chossy toward the top, ripped a decent size rock off which (fortunately) landed a couple feet from my belayer.