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Science Friction 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 150'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Clark Jacobs, Troy Martin & John Edgar, 1977
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Submitted By: Tradiban on Sep 18, 2016

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BETA PHOTO: The alt start slightly to the right of the 2 bolts...

Description 

Once again, I, your glutton for punishment have climbed an obscure forgotten route so that you don't have to.

This stars on a small face left of North East Face West with two bolts about 4 feet apart. I couldn't get through to the second bolt so I started a dozen feet right on some thin cracks that were quite fun. Then threaded my way between some bushes up to a third bolt (1/4), then up some easy slab past two more bolts to join up with North East Face West.

Location 

Left of North East Face West.

Protection 

Rack.


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By Tradiban
Sep 19, 2016

Half a topo and little info in the Gaines+Vogel book. Gets 10a in the book but I think the initial slab must be harder. The cracks I took to start were 10a though.

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