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Second Choice 

YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c

Type:  Trad, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c [details]
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Submitted By: camhead on Mar 13, 2007

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Beautiful, clean, off-fingers and thin hands in an overhanging corner, roof at the top.


about one hundred feet right of Critic's Choice


Friends Size: (3)1, (5)1.5, (4)2

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By slim
Mar 13, 2007
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

2 stars is pretty harsh for this line. it is a very good route.
By camhead
From: Vandalia, Appalachia
Nov 9, 2007

sorry, dude. I actually have not done it yet, but it does look really good.
By D-Storm
Apr 6, 2010

At first glance it looks like a plain ol' lieback but it's got a sweet mix of beta. The Bloom gear suggestion is right on, though a #1 or #2 Camalot could place well in a square pod 15 feet up if you don't have the fifth 1.5 Friend. Regarding the suggested pro on this page, I think most people would want more #1 Friends than #2 (I took five #1 Friends and used four). I cleaned up the anchor tat on 4/3/10, too, so it should be good to go for a while.
By J. Hickok
Sep 29, 2013

Why would a person rate something they have not climbed?

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