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Smells Like Bat Spirit  

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
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Submitted By: David McGee on May 4, 2015

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BETA PHOTO: This is a pic taken before the bolts were placed. ...

Description 

10 feet left of Murciélago. A great variety of technical and powerful climbing that follows a shallow, left-facing dihedral that turns into a four foot roof. Layback/finger lock the crack above the 4th bolt until clipping the chain on the 5th bolt, maneuver through the roof using a few underclings and a powerful layback. A flat sloper does not offer much but a bump to the good hold above.
This line of bolts are now perma-draws. Featured route of the month.

Location 

10 feet left of Murciélago

Protection 

5 bolts. 2 bolt anchor


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By Zane Winter
From: Kansas City, MO
Sep 7, 2017
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

Great line, beautifully bolted, with numerous cruxy moments before the boulder problem guarding the anchors. Harder than Simple Math IMO.
By David McGee
Sep 18, 2017

Definitely more sustained and powerful than Simple Math.

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