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Smooth Move 

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

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Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Craig Childre on Jun 6, 2012

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Short route with some fun traversing 5.9 moves.


Just right of Aid Roof.


Small wires and cams.

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By Herndon
Jan 17, 2016
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

This is a fun, but short, route. It follows a dihedral above the overhanging aid roof (see guidebook) on yellow lichen stained rock. Climb up and place bomber stoppers before stepping left on the slab (crux). There are little dishes for your feet. For your hands, scrouch down and undercling a tiny edge behind your head. Shuffle left for a few moves, and it is over. It feels hard the first time, but after you wire it, it isn't that bad. The trick is using the little undercling behind your head. Many people miss that and have trouble with this route.

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