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Route 20 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a PG13

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a PG13 [details]
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Submitted By: George Perkins on Sep 2, 2008

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Description 

Start in a corner just right of Climb #19, the lightning bolt shaped finger crack. Move up the corner that takes almost no pro and make a few face moves to the right. If you consider putting gear in the lightning bolt finger crack to be cheating, look for small nut placements and its probably best if you don't fall. If you stem up the corner higher, then step right, its a little easier and better protected (assuming you count the finger crack as "on").

Mantle and step into a right-facing corner that overhangs above you with a weird-shaped offwidth crack in the back. This is followed by another mantel onto a horizontal crack, and then a hand crack through a fun roof.

This is a fun climb that is overlooked in my opinion, with a few sections with unusual movement. The start is scary when you're leading, and thus is not recommended for sketchy 5.9 leaders.

Location 

Near the right end of the ONP; this is the crack through the roof just left of Berserker. Just right of the lightning bolt finger crack.

Protection 

From RPs and TCUs up to a #3 camalot.
2-bolt anchor.


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