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Spanning the Gap 

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

Type:  Sport
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Dave Quinn - June '07
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Submitted By: Jeffrey.LeCours on Jun 24, 2010

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After the lead. Really awesome move to "Span ...


Scramble up the slab to the first bolt and continue up the ramp. The crux comes at the 3rd bolt where a good lip on the horizontal provides a nice undercling for you to "span the gap". Walk feet up the textured face and move on good holds up the left angling ramp to the anchors.


The middle section of the main face hosts 4 bolted lines. This is the left most one.


4 bolts to LO

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By lee hansche
From: goffstown, nh
Jun 28, 2010

This route looks and climbes better than anything else at the main crag... very fun...
By Eli
From: Lives in a truck
Sep 8, 2015

There is a very similar, much more exposed, move on the top half of Scrubbing Bubbas at the NW Territories. If you're after more of the same that is what I'd recommend.
By Owen Wilkins
Jul 15, 2017

Very thoughtful move for a 9. Worth doing.

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