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Starburst 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Benjamin Chapman on Nov 23, 2015

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BETA PHOTO: Starburst ... on South face of Tootsie Pop Tower

Description 

Climb the right side of the face on amazing flakes and edges. Near the top move right to use friable flakes to then back left to the anchor.

Location 

Right side of the south face of Tootsie Pop Tower, left of Tootsie Pop.

Protection 

Three bolts & Fixe ring anchor.


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By kenr
Apr 30, 2016
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Sustained interesting thoughtful moves, but none individually is real hard.
By BAd
May 1, 2016
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Don't know what Kenr is thinking about, but 5.10a seems fair. Fun climbing on good edges with interesting movement. Clipping the anchors is a little funky, so be ready for that. A good addition to the Candy Store. Thanks, Ben! We loved it.
By Vit
Nov 27, 2016
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Fun. Anchor could use some mussy hooks!
By old5ten
From: Berkeley + Sunny Slopes, CA
Nov 27, 2016
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Of the 5 climbs we did at the Candy Store I thought this was the crappiest...
By Russ Walling
From: www.FishProducts.com
Apr 14, 2017

Good edges lead to poor rock and a nearly un-clippable anchor if you get all up in there cattywampus...

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