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Route To Nowhere 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: A. Newman, K. Noland 11/99
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Submitted By: Kole DeCou on May 19, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: Looking up from the base of the route.

Description 

A fun little route to do if you've got time after finishing Queen Vic. Pretty much sport, but I think I placed 1 small cam near the start.

Location 

On the south side of Queen Vic there are 2 bolted routes. This is the right most one. Well camoflauged, so hard to spot. The first bolt is up a ways.

Protection 

Draws, 1 each to 0.75 Camalot.


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By Alex Wood
From: Flagstaff, Arizona
Jan 29, 2012

Does any one know what the left sport route is called? I climbed it the other day because it was really cold/windy at the saddle and on queen vic. The route started with pulling a little bulge, a short chimeny followed by a pretty large runout section and finish with placing a few small cams to a bolted anchor. I thought it was in the 5.9 range with the crux being the chimney. 4 bolts with small pro, 80ft

Edit: Looks like we climbed the first pitch of Victoria's Secret. First pitch 5.9, second pitch is an OW 5.10 that joins up with the regular route.
By Ryan Z
Nov 17, 2013

I don't remember seeing any bolts other than the ones on the line 15 feet left of where that beta photo was taken. Although I did see a piton 20 feet up on this line. Then there are bolts to follow?
By chance hawkins
From: san diego, ca
Mar 22, 2017

The first pitch is bolted. I bailed halfway up the second pitch due to unsafe rock quality. Tons of loose rock and blocks to the left of the crack. Climb at your own risk.

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