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Strange Customs 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a R

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a R [details]
FA: 1987 Ed Webster and Todd Swain FFA 1987 Todd Swain and Paul Trapani
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Submitted By: Tony Lopez on May 19, 2014

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Description 

This route is easily TR'd from the bolt anchor for Ground Control and Main Line. Leading it requires big cojones. Not recommended in the purple Williams guide.

Climb the ceiling (crux, piton) then up and left to an overhang with a piton under it. Climb past this and up the face into a left-facing corner capped by a ceiling. Move right around the corner and up to the bolts. 11d R, 60'

Location 

Between Main Line and Ground Control on a stack of blocks below a low ceiling

Protection 

R rated
a couple of pitons
Bolt anchor


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By Tony Lopez
From: NJ
May 19, 2014

Weird footwork got me past the balancy crux.
By Stephen Bittner
Jun 14, 2017
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a R

I top roped this after climbing Main Line, not knowing anything about it. I found that the first 30 feet or so contained absolutely incredible climbing. The moves are unlike anything else in the area- the crux is a few very technical moves from a huge suuuuper cool undercling to tiny balancey feet and hands.

If the climbing after 30 feet were more consistent with the bottom this thing would be a classic, but it backs way off. That being said i think its definitely worthy of a lap on TR after climbing Main Line. If there were more than 2 old pitons on the first 30 feet I'd have pulled the rope and smiled my way back up.

Also- might be more like R/X and could be harder or easier than 11d. I'm a poor judge of difficulty.

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