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Second Rule 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Michael Fisher and Cindy Gray
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Submitted By: Nick Leiby on Apr 18, 2017

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BETA PHOTO: Second Rule. First bolt and awkward bolt marked.

Description 

Positive climbing up a right sloping ramp to stem and mantles. The last bolt is an awkward clip from the v of the upper dihedral, and might be better off in a different location. Don't skip it and run it out to the anchor, or you'll risk a ledge fall. You can also clip it from below

Protection 

9 bolts. 2 bolt anchor.


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By Sam Corum
Apr 22, 2017
rating: 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c

This might need to be changed to a possible 5.8.

There are two different large slabs with large X marks on them that are in ideal positions to get through those two sections. The first is slightly loose and can can probably be pulled right out in one large piece with a near clean drop to where your belayer would be.

The second is in the second dihedral at about head height on the left side. It looks similar to to the earlier slab but sounds hollow when slapped. If you look closer it looks to be filled with tiny holes burrowed into it. Might but come off in one piece but rather snap into jagged sections if pulled on. It screams to be used but if you don't you have to use some blind holds around the arete to the right.

Still a really fun climb and a great one for a new outdoor lead climber to practice setting.

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