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Swerve 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 35'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Speckid on Jun 5, 2015

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BETA PHOTO: The farthest left 5.10 variation that can be reaso...

Description 

Great little route that is fun, a touch airy, and well protected, great for a first lead. The crux is probably the very last move stepping onto a small ledge and with no hands standing up to clip the anchor. If it feels off balance, just grab the chains.

Location 

Very first route when you reach Headlight; farthest left chains at Headlight Point. Rappel or lower off.

Protection 

3 quickdraws, plus chains at the top.


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Rock Climbing Photo: 3 more 10- variations left of the route.  These ca...
BETA PHOTO: 3 more 10- variations left of the route. These ca...
Rock Climbing Photo: A 10c variation ~15' left of the route.
BETA PHOTO: A 10c variation ~15' left of the route.
Rock Climbing Photo: 10a finger crack variation ~20' left of the ro...
BETA PHOTO: 10a finger crack variation ~20' left of the ro...
Rock Climbing Photo: 5.10b (left) and 5.9 (right) alternate starts.  Th...
BETA PHOTO: 5.10b (left) and 5.9 (right) alternate starts. Th...

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By Serge Smirnov
Sep 22, 2016

The route has a couple of alternate starts:
- 6-7' left of the regular start, straight towards first bolt ~5.9
- 8-10' left of the regular start, left of first bolt ~5.10b

Further left, at least 5 different low-to-mid-5.10 variations can be top-roped, with varying degrees of pendulum risk, off the Swerve anchor. Some of these are dirty. They all converge near a small tree ~15' off the ground.