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Stay the Hand 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Porter Jarrard, Mark Schussler, 1990
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Submitted By: Chris Chaney on Oct 31, 2006

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Jim working Stay the Hand in very frictiony condit...

Access to GFNP (Roadside) REQUIRES a Daily Permit MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Sequential climbing on good holds. This would be a 5.10 if it were farther left on the wall where the angle is easier.

More bouldery than endurance dependant.

Location 

Right end of the 5.10 wall (Opposite end from AWOL)

Protection 

Bolts

Permit Required 

***Climbers MUST NOT climb at GFNP without a daily permit per person in each group.*** This route is privately owned and requires a daily per-user permit obtained from the Graining Fork Nature Preserve website.
This isn't about just you getting away with climbing for a day without a permit--this is about the climbing community respecting private land to ensure continued access privileges. Don't be selfish--get a permit.


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By Jeff Welch
From: Denver, CO
Sep 5, 2008
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

This is a really good route. The crux is basically a 3-bolt, V4 boulder problem, followed by some 5.10 jug hauling and a few moves of 5.11 up higher. Do it.

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