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Rising Tides 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Ted Stahl, Jim Ablao, March 2002
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Submitted By: Corey McCarthy on Sep 28, 2011

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Description 

A unique experience. After tiptoeing past the bottom 20ft of "shattered rubble"(stick clip highly recomended as I think you could spend all day pulling 10 lb to 50 lb chunks out of the start), the rock turns solid as you enter a long section of liebacking. At the end of the lieback make a long reach to another crack system, this is potentially the hardest move on a redpoint burn. The technical crux comes higher, after a complete rest on the flake move up and right to good huecos just below the roof, clip the last bolt and find a good pocket out left and finish it out.

Location 

High in the Shipwreck Gully, Directly left of Tsunami

Protection 

8 bolts, stick clip.


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By CritConrad
From: Bend, OR
Sep 14, 2017
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

This thing is super fun and really unique for Smith. Would see a whole lot more traffic it had fixed hardware. Unfortunately it was full of cobwebs when I did it, so it doesn't seem like it's getting the attention it deserves.

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