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Space Chimp 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Steve Hattenbach & Karl Kiser, Spring 2010
New Route: Yes
Page Views: 513
Submitted By: Karl Kiser on Feb 10, 2011

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BETA PHOTO: Space Chimp on left side of face in center of pict...

Description 

Climb pumpy bulge down low to technical upper face. Be careful between the third and forth bolts (another bolt may be added to protect the harder climbing on the crimps). A first lead on the route can be safer by going left to the large flake prior to clipping the forth bolt.

Location 

The left end of the clean face, north of The Right Stuff.

Protection 

bolts.


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By Nate Myers
Mar 30, 2011

This route was great fun. A pumpy crux on bomber holds down low, with a nice rest ledge before the vertical headwall above, which has some nice crimpers.
By Karl Kiser
May 7, 2016

There is a TR right of Space Chimp to the same anchor (about 5.11/5/11+). The upper smooth face is harder than the lower overhanging section.