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Smooth Operator 

YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c [details]
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Submitted By: JesseT on Jan 11, 2012

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Description 

This route starts to the right of the flake on Chemistry Slab and follows that crack to the anchors on the left. Really easy and a good first trad lead.

Location 

Starts to the right of the flake on the left side of the Chemistry Slab. Rappel down.

Protection 

Pro to 1.5" 2-bolt anchor.


Photos of Smooth Operator Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Beane's first rope climb.
Beane's first rope climb.
Rock Climbing Photo: Noelle gettin' on it.
Noelle gettin' on it.
Rock Climbing Photo: Follow the crack to the left of the white streak.
BETA PHOTO: Follow the crack to the left of the white streak.

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By Patrick Beeson
From: Portland, OR
Jul 4, 2017
rating: 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c

Really chill trad route that would make for a great first lead on gear.

The anchors have steel sport biners for lowering (don't TR off these).
By JesseT
From: Portland, OR
Jul 9, 2017

Hey Patrick, It's been a few years since I've been on this route, but last time I was up it the anchors were two sketchy-looking, rusty glue-ins. From what you said, it sounds like the anchors have been replaced and are bomber now?
By another Chad
Jul 9, 2017

Jesse, the anchor is indeed bomber.

Chad

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