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S. D. Modiano 

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

Type:  Trad, 3 pitches, 250'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Mike Dunn and Sean Cobourn
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Submitted By: Sean Cobourn on Sep 26, 2007

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S. D. Modiano 

Description: On the back wall of the Amphitheater locate the right facing dihedral capped by a roof. Pitch one: climb to the ledge beneath the corner. P2-climb the corner to a snug belay under the roof. P3- pull the roof and wander to the top aiming slightly to the right. No bolts.

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By Rob Dillon
Sep 27, 2007

What's that name about, anyhow?
By Sean Cobourn
From: Gramling, SC
Sep 28, 2007

Long story short- the Club brand of rolling papers had a statement in tiny squinty print about their quality and it was signed by Le Proffesore, S. D. Modiano. Back then (early 80s) papers were one of our ten essentials.
By Kyle Cobbler
From: Asheville NC
Jun 20, 2016

Several large loose blocks on this one, biggest of which requires you to layback on a double microwave size block no wobbles or anything but it seemed sketch, the rest can be avoided.
Personally I loved this climb my partner wasn't a fan of the rock quality and choss. not sure this was correct but traversing the smaller roof up top exiting top right was super fun.