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Santa Ana 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Euan Cameron, Julie Wright, 30th September 2012
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Sep 30, 2012

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Description 

Start up the slab with a couple of thins moves to reach the hanging groove.

The crux moves gain a good stance in the hanging groove. Continue directly up to wall to a good break at half height. From here continue up on easier ground to the anchors.

Location 

Start 10 feet right of the toe.

Protection 

8 bolts, double ring anchors


Photos of Santa Ana Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Below the hanging groove at the top of the opening...
Below the hanging groove at the top of the opening...
Rock Climbing Photo: The start of the crux sequence - a high step into ...
The start of the crux sequence - a high step into ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Mid crux pulling into the hanging groove on the FA...
Mid crux pulling into the hanging groove on the FA...

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By BAd
Jul 19, 2014
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Fun route. The first part is excellent. The lower angled section above is scruffy and needs some cleaning/more ascents. Fortunately, the moves are pretty easy. Nice, strenuous, well-protected crux. Worth doing.