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Social Promotion 

YDS: 5.12d French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 28 British: E6 6b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Original:  YDS: 5.12d French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 28 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: bolted by Matt Keefe, FA Jon LaValee 7/2005
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Submitted By: Eli on Oct 20, 2015

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Start on a Slice of Life, after the fourth (maybe fifth?) follow an even steeper and more intimidating line out right up the prow/roof to separate anchors. This seldom done route looks very stout. Sending it may result in social promotion (at least for a short while).


The prow above a Slice of Life, following bolts breaking right towards anchors.


Bolts, it looks like lobbing off the end would be a big, but very airy fall.

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By M Sprague
From: New England
Oct 20, 2015

I think Matt Keefe did the FA. Not sure of the year.
By Eli
From: Lives in a truck
Oct 20, 2015

I'd believe that, I almost wrote it impulsively. The route just fits his style, even down to the bolting.
By Eric Leclerc
From: Montreal
Oct 20, 2015

Is there still a missing hanger on that one?
By Eli
From: Lives in a truck
Oct 21, 2015

They look like glue-ins from the ground, I think there is just a decent distance between two of the bolts.
By lee hansche
From: goffstown, nh
Oct 21, 2015

I think matt bolted it but someone else got the FA... it's in the 2009 book...
And it looked like the hanger was missing to me but I'd have to get up close to see... that might just be a stub left over from bolting process
By M Sprague
From: New England
Oct 21, 2015

You are right, Lee. Jon LaVallee got the FA 7/05. I should have noticed before though that the name is incorrect. This describes Social Promotion. Astral Projection Is the John Mallery route that starts up India and then finishes up the arete to the right, also 12d
By Tyson Miller
From: Hanover, NH
May 27, 2016

Took a look at this today, and the last bolt is missing its hanger, so beware.

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