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Spanish American Match S 

Spanish American Match 

YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b

Type:  Sport, 95'
Original:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Aleix Serrat Capdevila & Jim Scott (2008)
Season: Morning Shade Until 3pm
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Submitted By: Hendrixson on Oct 7, 2013

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A wonderfully lengthy and varied sport route on the left side of the Bishop formation.

Overcome a few surprisingly perplexing bolts on green lichen covered stone. Carefully continue upward past moderate, slightly unsettling, fractured features (I dislodged a few fit-sized pieces with a brush of the hand). Ascend a left leaning dihedral clipping the fixed chain draw. Battle the final steep headwall, using a broken crack, to the chains.


This is the leftmost route on the Bishop formation. The first few bolts ascend angular green lichen covered rock in contrast to the three routes to the right which start on vertical tan rock. To the right of this route is Flogging The Bishop. There is no route to the left in this sector.


Approximately 12 bolts to a leaver biner anchor. There is a fixed chain to assist in the cleaning process since the route trends left.

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By Christian
From: Casa do Cacete
Oct 30, 2013
rating: 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Good warm-up for the 12s next door, if I remember correctly even with the chain draw it's a lot easier to just have a follower clean.

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