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Sword of Damocles 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Mike Goff and Rusty Baillie
Season: full sun
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Submitted By: BigMoveMike on Oct 30, 2011

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Busting out the on-sight, great and powerful off-w...

Description 

climb the crack on the right side of the perch to a small ledge where the infamous "sword" once stood, then up an off-hands crack. passable pockets and edges can be found hidden in the recesses of the crack.

Location 

the hot spot

Protection 

large up to #4.5 and 2x#4s camalots


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Rock Climbing Photo: Sword of Damocles
Sword of Damocles
Rock Climbing Photo: Neil jamming his way through the Sword
Neil jamming his way through the Sword

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By Greg DeMatteo
From: W. Lebanon, NH
Aug 3, 2014

Rusty proved that the crowbar is mightier than the sword.

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