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Rough Rider 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

Type:  Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 15'
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Brian Coones
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: ClimbFit on Dec 4, 2011

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Coming out from the arete and just below the corne...


A very enjoyable route up super smooth rock. Very limited hand and foot holds with nice technical moves.

Stay to the left of the bolts using the obvious crack until you are slightly above and too the left of it. Rock over to get the nice big left hand pocket. Go right using a high right leg to gain access to the ledge. You may want to use a long draw on the bolt above the ledge to reduce drag.

Use the arete/corner to stem up to just below the overhanging portion of the arete.

The crux secion in in the corner from the 6th to just above the 7th(last) bolt.


There are 7 bolts to the chains on top.

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By GreenMachine
May 28, 2012
rating: 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

A fun route, though somewhat convoluted as the bolting makes you feel like you should be face climbing and not using the dihedral to the left. Very slippery at the start due to the passing traffic throwing up dust (same problem with almost all the routes in wadi) Voted 5.10b 6a+ between friends if climbed left of the bolts & keeps its original grading if face climbed directly over the bolts.

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