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YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Clark Jacobs and Eric Erickson, 1974
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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on Jan 26, 2006

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BETA PHOTO: Taken May 14, 2006


This climb starts a bit to the right of East Buttress Gully, near the very lowest point of the rock. It's a thin face climb, with a bolt at the crux move. Walk off to the right from the ledge at the end of the route. This climb is in the sun until mid-afternoon.


two bolts plus a few nut placements, plus some gear (or long slings) for the anchor

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By Chris Owen
From: Big Bear Lake
Jul 8, 2006
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

This wall is often top-roped.

There's a 5.11- variation start beginning on the left - one bolt to the main route.
By usetob
From: Visalia, Ca.
May 2, 2008

Short and sweet crux a must do when in the area...
By Ryan Strickland
From: Idyllwild, CA
Nov 6, 2010

Love this climb as a top rope after leading The Plague. There is a fun variation I do that isn't described in the book starting between the 5.11 variation and the seam/crack that presumably starts this route. I think it fits better with the 5.10 rating of this route because the 5.7 start outlined in my guide book is pretty easy and there's only 1 or 2 solid 5.10 moves on this pitch anyway, in my opinion.

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