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Stemmin' Ms 

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

Type:  Sport, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Mike Massey and/or Matts Kerns?
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Submitted By: kyber on Sep 22, 2008

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awesome awesome stemming! crux comes at the 4th bolt if i remember right. whats good? all of it. whats bad? nothing i can think of. its super techy..


to the right of Hang Overhang. its a left facing dihedral with chalk all up and down it!


6 bolts + chains.

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By Frank Sosa
From: Washington
Apr 13, 2011

This is a BRILLIANT pitch of climbing. And a very hard 12a.
The roof is great! The stemming is Great! The crux seem to be clipping the 3rd and fourth bolts. If you manage that it's time to grind your teeth and pull a few cranky moves that get you through the roof. From there it's all over. WOW.
By Erin Machinchick
From: Seattle, WA
Oct 21, 2012
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

Great climb! Crux comes after the third bolt, transitioning from techy stemming to balancy crimps. Climb straight up over the arete for a no-hands rest before pulling through the fun, pocketed roof.
By MorganH
Feb 23, 2014

Do people actually stem through the corner to the jug, or cut right around the arrette. I couldn't figure out how to stay in the corner.
By calvino
From: Marblemount, WA
Apr 22, 2014

Great route. Significantly harder than Red M&Ms. I stemmed to the second bolt, then some strenuous two finger pulling, to rock up on the arete. There is a lot of chalk suggesting more stemming, but I suspect it is from top rope shenanigans.

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