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Dr. Zaius T 
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Simian Survival T,S 
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Simian Survival 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, Sport, Alpine, 1 pitch, 40', Grade V
Original:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Jim Matthews
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: James I Matthews on Sep 29, 2013

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BETA PHOTO: Fun moderate with lots of potential all around!


This route climbs the 50 foot pillar about 50 feet to the right of Damned Dirty Apes. Start up the front of the pillar and wrap around to the left side.


This is currently the northern-most route in the Planet of the Apes area. If at Damned Dirty Apes, look right for the obvious 50 foot pillar.


6 bolts and a #1 cam between bolts 3 and 4. 2 bolt anchor.

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By James I Matthews
Sep 29, 2013

Thanks to Roy for bolting the climb and allowing me the FA.
By Roy Suggett
Nov 6, 2013
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

I think the route itself may in fact be about 60 ft. in that it starts far right and works its way around this small pillar to the far left. Fun line!
By Roy Suggett
Jul 10, 2014
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

After leading this I thought 9+ or 10a. Then my 5ft. 5in. second followed and said some bad things about you Jim. After the third bolt there is a height dependent

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