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Teen Steam 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b PG13 [details]
FA: Todd Gordon and Mike Brown, January 1989
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Submitted By: Justin Slagle on Jun 2, 2010

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Description 

This route is directly across from Lenore Goldberg. It starts out going up a ramp about 15' up, then after that you're in the business. If you're tall, it looks like you can reach up and get right into the crack. For my shorter kin, i couldn't tell you what to do, because i couldn't touch it. The crack starts out thin and gets wide at the top, and is somewhat overhanging. Looks like some liebacking, some jamming, hopefully someday i can figure it out. All in all, looks good.

Protection 

Cams (probably up to #4 BD) and nuts


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By toddgordon Gordon
From: Joshua Tree, California
Jun 2, 2010

The wee folk should be able to do this climb.....just put your hands in the crack and let the battle begin. It's actually a very good climb, but unfortunately, like many climbs in Joshua Tree, not very long. Give it another try, Justin;....I'll go over there with you and we can both get beat up on the climb. Please give this climb a star too;..it's deserving and worthy of it.
By Justin Slagle
From: Palm Desert, CA
Jun 2, 2010

I'm sure many wee folk can get it, just not this one, not yet, we'll have to head over there after the summer. I do believe the climb is well worth one star, it looks great, I just wasn't sure on the ethics of starring a route if I didn't finish it.
By dickcilley
Mar 19, 2015

Nice route . Did it yesterday.Certainly not PG. It's a crack!

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