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La Vena Negra 

YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 4 pitches, 260'
Original:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Mike Rigney, Rob Stauder, Bob Cable & Brad Singer, 1997
Season: Any time
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Submitted By: Roy Suggett on Sep 10, 2011

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Description 

Pitch 1: Seven bolts lead up to a corner, over left and up to a two bolt anchor. Pitch 2: Six bolts up and right, then left to a two bolt anchor; this is the crux pitch. Pitch 3: Run out 5.6 past three bolts to a two bolt anchor. Run out 5.6 arching right to the top of History Repeats Itself, only one bolt.

Location 

Middle of the face.

Protection 

Six quickdraws needed


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Rock Climbing Photo: The start of La Vena Negra, Dry Falls  Photo by Ja...
The start of La Vena Negra, Dry Falls Photo by Ja...
Rock Climbing Photo: This line goes with beer and a smile.
BETA PHOTO: This line goes with beer and a smile.
Rock Climbing Photo: Good line.
BETA PHOTO: Good line.

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By C Miller
Administrator
Feb 17, 2013

The name of this route is "La Vena Negra; (FA: Mike Rigney, Rob Stauder, Bob Cable & Brad Singer, 1997).
By Roy Suggett
Feb 28, 2013

Thanks for updating this. I had somehow lost this title. Roy
By Rough
Mar 1, 2013

This and History Repeats Itself are both awesome routes and well worth checking this place out.
By Mike Fogarty
From: La Quinta, CA
Feb 18, 2014

One of the best on this stone:)
By Kevin Mokracek
From: Burbank
Jan 16, 2016

Did this route yesterday, 1/15/16 with George Bracksiack. I really enjoyed this climb however i am inclined to think the move over the roof is harder than 10+. Except for that move over the roof the route is easy 5.10 and a must do.

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