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Short and Stout 

YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Darron Reay and Agjohns, fall of 2015
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Submitted By: Chris Wenker on Nov 17, 2016

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Description 

A sandy ramp leads to a fist splitter. Climb that to the top of a short pillar. Worth doing for some #4 practice.
Gets afternoon sun.

Location 

Find this short little romp about 50 feet right of Brutus's prayer wheel.
The pillar is marked by some recent graffiti; someone (I would guess a climber?) scratched the words "X" and "Loose" to the right of the crack. I didn't feel the pillar to be loose, but it could be cracked through at the base, so take care.

Protection 

BD: one 3 and two (new) 4's will suffice. Bolted anchor


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By Agjohns
Nov 29, 2016

Darron Reay and I put this up last fall. Fun short intro climb for someone wanting to try out number 4s. Pillar seems stable but I did hear from one larger individual that it moves (maybe he was laybacking the 4s?).

Route Name is Short and Stout.
By slim
Administrator
Nov 30, 2016

edited route name and FA info.

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