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Rumor Mill 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c PG13

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 55'
Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c PG13 [details]
FA: FRA: Robert Desocio, Dennis Generalli 1998
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Submitted By: JIncillo on Sep 8, 2014

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BETA PHOTO: Start on the grassy ledge, work up the thin crack ...

Description 

Somewhat sustained 5.8 with a crux in the middle. This route follows a thin flaring crack. The start is dirty but don't let that put you off. A bulge about half way up is your crux, go straight up and it's 5.8+, move over left and it's 5.8-. You finish with a small easy roof on positive holds.

Location 

Found on the left side of the wall, this route starts on a grassy ledge with some ferns. See the route picture for specifics.

Protection 

Trees at the top for anchors for now. The route is lead-able, PG13 because of the run-out start. The final roof protects well with a cam placed in the horizontal just before. Standard rack, with some smaller cams through the middle.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Erin moving up to the roof.
Erin moving up to the roof.

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By wivanoff
From: Northeast, USA
Jul 18, 2017

Possibly "Rumor Mill" 5.8- R in Rock Climbing Connecticut
FRA: Robert Desocio, Dennis Generalli 1998

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