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Tall Talking Midget 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Bob D'Antonio, Vaino Kodas and Moe Hershoff
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Ron Olsen on Jan 11, 2003

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    This is a great little route that packs a lot punch in short distance, hence the name. On the right side of the cliff, just right of a hanging arete is a line of bolts up a very steep wall. Stick-clip the first bolts and make a series of hard finger jams up to a solid handjam. Clip the second bolt and lay-back up a shallow seam, past the 3rd and 4th bolts to a semi-good-rest. Clip the 5th bolt and crank up to the anchor. Excellent and pumpy climbing for such a short route.


    Five bolts lead to a two-bolt anchor.

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    By Jay Eggleston
    From: Denver
    May 29, 2014

    This looks doable from the bottom, but my partner and I both gave up after several top-rope attempts.

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