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Shape Shifter 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
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Submitted By: dmPete on Oct 27, 2014

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Upper portion of Shape Shifter


A unique and strenuous climb. Pull into the route on some crimpy holds on undercut/poor feet. The first two thirds of the route utilize a shallow dihedral and thin-to-non-existent hands with precise footwork. Once out of the dihedral, the climbing eases.


Just to the left of "Luna," in a very shallow dihedral.


Quickdraws. Bolted anchor.

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By dmPete
Oct 27, 2014

An interesting, and worthy climb...though I was terrified leading the first four bolts. Their locations don't lend for the gentlest of falls.
By dmPete
Jun 15, 2015

The right anchor bolt was noticeably loose. Used a nut tool to screw the nut back down tight, but worth checking to see if the bolt wobbles in the rock (or the nut is loose again) when you hit the chains on this rig.
By Greg Turnbaugh
From: Portland, OR
Jun 18, 2017

FYI the anchor is very loose and not trustworthy. Luna to the right is also loose. Would not recommend climbing until it has been rebolted.
By TravisJBurke
From: Seattle, WA
2 days ago

Seems someone retightened and aspca ed the bolts. Excellent job and fun. Thanks!

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