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YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Eric Fazio-Rhicard, Scott McNamara
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Submitted By: Daniel Cohn on May 31, 2009

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This long and winding sport route doesn't really have a stand-out crux but multiple tricky sections that might make you study the rock to the find the line. The holds are all decent sized when you find them. The upper face which is a little steeper and climbs through slanting rails is particularly good. Be careful when lowering. Even with a 60m rope I had to down climb a bit.


Start above the huge boulders in the middle below the wall. It is the only completely bolted line.


about 12 bolts, chain anchors

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By Chris Prewitt
Sep 17, 2009
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

This route takes much more rope to lower than the routes to the left, which the book says are longer. Better hope you have one of those "long" 60's. When lowering, unclipping some of the draws way right might give more rope, and staying clipped to the other side will help get you back to the belay spot. The climbing is very interesting and sustained.
12 bolts + chains.
By Andy Bennett
From: Tucson, AZ
Aug 2, 2010

One of the best .10s on the mountain. Get on this thing!
By Geir
From: Tucson, AZ
Oct 23, 2010
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b

one of the nicest sport climbs i have done in a long time. beautiful rock, beautiful line!
By jaspur Chafer
From: tucson,az
Feb 14, 2016
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

Pretty sure it's 11 bolts plus chains. Nice to extend bolts 4,5&6 to 1 foot. My 64 meter rope had about 2 meters to spare when lowering. If lowering with a 60 those are the draws to unclip. A 70 is better. Epic climb. Epic crag

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