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Sleight of Hand 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Stan Price
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Submitted By: FCJohn on Jul 24, 2011

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Sleight of Hand

Description 

A sweet route that doesn't see nearly the traffic of some the 12s at mondo or FCR. Super techy and delicate climbing. Long and strong, and I'm down to get the friction on, although don't pull too hard on the flake at the top. Do this route!

Location 

Angles up and to the left halfway between obvious crack systems. Two bolt anchor and open shuts at the top

Protection 

14 Bolts


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By Chris. T.
Mar 26, 2013

Beware of the flake at the top. The climbing above the first anchor looks dirty and uninteresting. The climbing to the first anchor is sustained and very enjoyable. Classic!
By B-Mkll Mackall
From: Bozeman, MT
Oct 21, 2014

Very obvious thin crux between the 1st and 3rd bolts. Everything above is just sequential and sustained but not necessarily all that hard. Wanders a bit. Be open-minded with your interpretation of where to go.
By SPecha
From: Gillette, Wyoming
Jul 30, 2017
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

Real tasty route......meets the grade. Has to up there with the best 12a's in the canyon.

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