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Serf City 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Bob Gaines and Yvonne Gaines, 2/05
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Bob Gaines on Feb 1, 2005

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Description 

Climbs the right side of the varnished buttress. (right side of the southeast face of the Crypt) Begin by stemming up a groove then climb the face past 3 bolts. 2-bolt belay/rap anchor. 60 feet. Maybe one star out of five for the nice patina on the upper half of the route.

Protection 

I used a medium nut between the first and second bolts.


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By Larry LeVoir
Apr 26, 2005
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Rock before the upper patina is crap. I stepped on a knob which broke under my weight. Fun moves up higher.
By Bob Gaines
Apr 28, 2005
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

You can avoid the really bad rock at the bottom by stemming up the litte chute on the right to reach the first bolt.
By Murf
Nov 20, 2016

Felt a bit hard for 5.8+ at the second bolt. Arthritis, maybe, 5.8+ maybe not.

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