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Saddle Sores 

YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: BenCooper on Apr 24, 2009

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Joe using the huecos, and champing up his first .1...

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Description 

Locate the nice handcrack in the left-facing corner across from Round Up. Climb this until it widens into a squeeze chimney with huecos on the wall to help you through.

Location 

Find 'Round Up,' the very nice 5.11- crack. Saddle Sores is the left-facing corner opposite Round Up. Both of these routes are around the corner (climber's left) and up a short boulder scramble from Hot Toddy/Tequila Sunrise.

Protection 

Camalots: 2x #2, 2x #3, and a couple of wide cams for the top. There are fixed anchors at the top. From what I remember, they were drilled angles that were pretty solid when we were there ('08). Bring webbing and rap rings, however, as there is a good chance you'll find some tat.


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