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Room With A View 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Aaron Stireman, Mickey Sensenbach
New Route: Yes
Season: All Day Shade
Page Views: 481
Submitted By: Josterling on Apr 8, 2013

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Description 

One Toprope Bolt on top back up with #4, now sports 4 lead bolts. In Slaters Guidebook called room with a view says its hard 11, easy 12. Felt 11b. Starts on relatively big holds with a nice undercling to get you to a stance to start moving. move up and right onto tiny edges and crimps. Continue that pattern up to right below the bolt and finish with a weird mantle highstep thing.

Location 

West summit blocks, In the shaded cave up hill& right from get back loretta

Protection 

4 bolts.


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By Internet Hardman
From: EARTH
Apr 12, 2013
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

Cant think of a more physical slab route around for miles...too bad its so short!
By Internet Hardman
From: EARTH
Apr 19, 2013
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

Powerful, dynamic edging and smearing on high steps and small crimps to a final crux reach for a 'jug.' Ultra classic.

5.11c/d, but a few letters easier for someone with a big reach.

EDITED: Internet video spraying aside, I thought this route really deserved a video, as it is very technical and even dynamic for someone with a normal wingspan. Mickey and Jordan seemed to run up it just fine, and skip all the smaller edges, but for us mere mortals there's a lot more pain and sequencing to finish the route. Here it is:




Future edit: I've since gone back and done this route two different ways. If you match your left foot to a left hand at the first bolt is climbs about .11c/d. If you stay far right closer to the edge, .11b is fair. Two different sequences for the start.
By Jordan Collins
From: South Lake Tahoe
Oct 12, 2013

That is a nice video. Those little holds are nice to skip with long arms : )
By j moore
From: Santa Maria
Nov 4, 2013
rating: 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a

this was a very satisfying route to redpoint, very technical requiring precise footwork the whole way.

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