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Sheep Skin 

YDS: 5.10a/b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 35'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Lee Payne on Feb 2, 2017

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Crux is protected by the fourth bolt, getting above the small cave.


Just left of the very straight tree in the middle of this wall


5 bolts with sport anchors

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By Braden O'Guinn
7 hours ago
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13

Finally lead this after getting it on top rope last weekend. The left hand crack at the crux has gotten sharper as it cut up my finger a bit. I rated this PG-13 because there's the potential to deck at the crux if your belayer isn't attentive.
By Jake Westfall
From: Austin, TX
Feb 5, 2017
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

I thought the crux on this was pretty tricky. The beta I eventually worked out was definitely not obvious. Even if you already know the beta or figure it out immediately, I'd still say that even just executing the move feels more like 10b at least. Everything else on the route is pretty straightforward though.

There's a fairly big (chest-sized) block just above the crux that *felt* stable enough, but definitely *looks* like it could eventually detach and fall off... which would suck.
By Jake Westfall
From: Austin, TX
Mar 10, 2017
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

A roughly keyboard-sized block broke off of the top of this route on 2017-03-07, luckily missing the five people below. The block was the lower left foothold used to get past the cave/roof crux near the top (not the same block that I mentioned in my previous comment). I don't think this really changes the difficulty of the route, as there is another left foothold just a few inches above the one that broke off, so even the beta is much the same as before.

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