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Sidewinder 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: hwendlandt on Jul 27, 2013

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Inching toward the third clip on Sidewinder.

Description 

Straightforward up and leftwards, with useful small rails and a few thoughtful moves. Crux is just past 1/3 up, apparently the only move to the right on the whole climb.

Location 

20 feet right of Is This How You Clip, right before heading down to HomeGrown, Dickcheese, etc.

Protection 

4-6 bolts (?) to anchors
The belay stance is a little awkward, beside the steep steps down to the rest of the wall.


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By chris mcguigan
From: belmont, nc
Aug 1, 2013

This route made no sense to me the natural 5.7 line is to the left and you step right clip a bolt and then step back left again. Following the bolt line is very contrived. It just doesn't make sense to me.
By ShockSLL
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From: Charlotte, NC
Oct 7, 2013

I agree with Chris, very weird and unnatural. I decided to go straight up the bolt line and this version felt about 5.10-.

Also, the name of this route is Sidewinder.
By Mark Nunes
Nov 11, 2013
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

I climbed this back in April, before there was an entry on MP for this route. Some other climbers told us the route was called Sidewinder and was a 5.7. Have to agree with everyone else that it's a weird line--not hard, but it's an awkward climb for someone looking for an easy first sport lead.
By Crushin' Prussian
From: carrboro, nc
Oct 6, 2014

Fact: There are 5 bolts and anchors on this route.

My Opinion: Someone wasted 5 bolts and anchors making this route.