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Sacred Traverse 

YDS: 5.12d French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 28 British: E6 6b Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+

   
Type:  TR, Boulder, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.12d French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 28 British: E6 6b Hueco: V7 Font: 7A+ [details]
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Season: All year
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Submitted By: Ben Griffin on Dec 5, 2015

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The Sacred Traverse.

Description 

On the west face of the boulder, start matched on a flake. Traverse climber's left through many boulder problems no harder than V4 or V5. The traverse climbs like a route, so expect it to be more like a 12d/13a with defined rest in it. It ends on a big, flat jug before the mega hard extension called Golden Arms. This traverse is incredible and absolutely a Sailing Hawks classic. So, if you can't find a rope partner, this is the next best thing.

For the locals, we're starting a speed trail. Why not? Try to do sacred as fast as you can. As of 12/5/15, I was able to do the whole traverse in 2 minutes 16 seconds. Nolan Robertson and Erik Durgin destroyed my time shortly afterwards. Post your times on this page through ticks or comments.

Protection 

Bouldering pads.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Dreamy looking holds on Sacred Traverse!
Dreamy looking holds on Sacred Traverse!

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By Erik Durgin
Dec 8, 2015
rating: 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b  V7 7A+

2 minutes 7 seconds. I don't think anyone can touch Nolan's time of 1:41.
By Ben Griffin
From: Durango, CO
Nov 7, 2016

Skylar smashed the speed record on 11/06/16 at 1 min 20 sec.