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Techno Savage 

YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport
Original:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Glenn Todd, Tony Lusk
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Submitted By: Scott Tucker on Jun 5, 2006

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Leah Sandvoss on Techno Savage (5.10-), The Ruins,...

Description 

I think this is a really fun route, very good positive edges and sustained. The only drawback is it's short. Another 40 feet of the same and it'd get three stars. Well worth doing.

Location 

Short route just as you start to go downhill to the right end of the crag. Its anchors are about even with the start of the lefthand routes. Shady belay.

Protection 

Bolts & chains.


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By joshf
From: missoula, mt
Oct 29, 2007

This route is really fun and really short. nice route to warm up on for the hard tens and upward on this wall.
By Joseph Stover
From: Batesville, AR
Dec 13, 2007
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

If only the steep part was thrice as long! Fun Moves!
By Braxtron
From: ...
Feb 9, 2008
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

After you reach the anchor, traverse right and continue up Medicine Bag to its anchor. This adds 20' to the climb and makes this route more fun/worthwhile.
By Jon Ruland
From: Tucson, AZ
Feb 14, 2009
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

this climb felt harder than the 10b to the right of it.
By Casey Orth
From: Tucson, AZ
Jan 18, 2011

wish it was longer
By 1Eric Rhicard
Mar 2, 2013

Have to agree with Jon Ruland, this one did feel harder than the route just right of it.
By Mike Kane
From: Tucson, AZ
Dec 21, 2015
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Probably my favorite 10 at the Ruins. Short but sweet with a couple of dynamic moves (at least for me) and positive holds. Makes for a much more enjoyable warm-up than the slabby 9s at the left end of the crag.
By 1Eric Rhicard
Dec 22, 2015

This route had all the mixed metal bolts replaced on 12/20/15 with ASCA 1/2 inch Stainless Steel Rawl 5 Piece bolts. The Anchors were not mixed metal so we left them in place.
By Leslie McG
Jan 3, 2016
rating: 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b

Feels harder than the 10 to the right. Crimpy and overhung.