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Steel Monkey 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: mike carville
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: mike carville on Feb 18, 2013  with updates from Mark Doliner

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Description 

Bolted route left side of main wall.

Location 

Bolted route left side of main wall.

Protection 

Bolts. This climb shares top anchors with Radio Static


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By Renaud
From: Boulder, CO
Oct 26, 2015
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

Great dynamic movement on this one. Surprisingly pumpy for how short the route is.
Crux is between 2nd and 3rd bolt. Clipping the 3rd bolt definitely adds to the pump factor and the route is significantly easier with draws already in place. Mostly good jugs after that... you just have to manage the pump.
By Shaun Johnson
Apr 23, 2016

This line is CLASSIC, and as hard as steel shit, thrown by a steel monkey.

Polished holds of all types, up a steep section of rock. A must do for all 5.12 climbers. Super good.
By Lou Cerutti
From: Carlsbad, California
Sep 16, 2016

Easy to set a top rope on this at the end of the day and play around in the shade.
By Marek Hajek
From: Reno, NV
May 25, 2017
rating: 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a

As classic and popular as these climbs have gotten, it would be nice to have independent anchors for Steel Monkey and Radio Static. At the top, Steel Monkey has a fun boulder problem going straight up, so an anchor could be placed in line with the last bolt, level with Radio Static anchors. Unfortunately, I don't have the equipment to add an anchor myself.
By mike carville
May 28, 2017

yes, separate anchors are in the works. cheers, m

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