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Syd's Slab 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, Sport
Original:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Syd Howard
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Submitted By: mr. mystery on May 7, 2009

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Nice route! Shot taken October 26th, 2013

Description 

This is a mixed climb on the left side of the slab. Slab up past bolts placing cams in the runout sections. Finish at an anchor.

Location 

Slab Wall

Protection 

Cams, Bolts to Anchors


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By Jason Denver
Jun 20, 2009
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b

This is a nice and long route for the area with an awkward crux at the top. I think the anchor is just two hangers. Topping out is possible.
By burlap submariner
Apr 26, 2010

great vision for a route on Syd's part, a couple thought prevoking moves and a showstopper for the grade. Reminiscent of the top-out moves for George Hurley's "raise the roof".