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Sweeping Beauty 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 95'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: FFA September 2005 Kevin Evanson, Jaime Bohle
Season: Dry
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Submitted By: Colin Parker on Aug 2, 2011

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This route starts left of Carrots for Everyone to the right of a large block that is about 25' off the ground (the top of this block is the 'Room for a View' ledge). The section up to the ledge is a bit blocky and dirty but pretty easy terrain. Above the ledge it takes the line of bolts on a slightly overhanging face for an additional 60 feet to a pair of bolted anchors. This section is consistent, pumpy and some of the best 5.10 climbing at Ozone, IMO.


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8 QD's. There are no bolts until above the ledge so you may want to bring a 1-2" piece or two for the start.

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By another Chad
Aug 2, 2011
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

One can connect the first half of Dirty Jugs with Sweeping Beauty, making a fully bolted route. Like many of the climbs at Ozone, a 50m rope will not get you to the ground.

By Kev
Aug 22, 2011

This climb is 10.b if not 10.a. I am not sure who is upgrading them.
By Nate Ball
From: Portland, OR
Aug 29, 2012
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

The only committing move getting up to the ledge cannot be protected with anything nearby. Even if you did, it would have to be with a long runner, or the rope drag would be terrible. I would second the idea of doing the first half of Dirty Jugs as the primary approach for this route.
By Kev
Jul 3, 2014

For surely not 10.c
By Kev
Aug 13, 2014

I have added a bolt on the first pitch or lower half of this climb. No more ground fall potential.
By Matt Baker
From: Portland, OR
Feb 17, 2015
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

Does not look that great but is one of the better climbs I did today! Just made it down on a 60, pretty awesome!
By Micah Klesick
From: Vancouver, WA
Jun 4, 2016
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Pretty mellow climbing up the direct start to the ledge. Didn't place any gear. Top half is great!
By Mitch Jacky
From: Portland, OR
Jun 8, 2016

Definitely a classic! Loved the slight overhang at the end. The holds were great and the portions which required gear were moderate so run-outs aren't an issue. The overall length seems to be around 100' so you definitely get immersed in the process. Can't wait to get back on it!

New stainless steel rap rings at the top, courtesy of Micah.

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