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Special K 

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

   
Type:  Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 150'
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b R [details]
FA: Bob Gaines and Frank Bentwood, October 1999
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Submitted By: Zack Munoz on Sep 27, 2015

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Description 

Start up the 5.7R face for about 35ft.(unprotected)then climb a 5.9 flake system to a friction slab 5.10+.
(150ft)

Location 

Just right of the Wong 1st pitch.
Either join the Long climb
or make the 2 rope rappel.

Protection 

possible small pro in the flake section
6 bolts 1 piton
2 bolt belay/rappel anchor 150ft (needs 2 rope for rappel)


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By Tradoholic
Jun 18, 2016

A defnite heads up R to the first bolt. Then use magic or levitation to float the uber slab crux. The finishing roof is kinda awkward but a nice relief for your burning feet.