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The 12 Bolts of Christmas 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Katie Usalis (Bolted by Andrew and Katie)
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Andrew Riley on Feb 14, 2016

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The name comes from the fact that TCCM gave us 12 bolts to put up a couple of new routes; the climb isn't actually 12 bolts long. Climb through slab, vertical, and slightly overhanging terrain on big marble/limestone jugs. The route is a little bit runnout at the anchor, but all of the holds are where you need them.


Follow the path past the cave entrance and down around to the left. See photos.


4 bolts, 2 quicklinks on the anchor. Route bolted using stainless steel expansion bolts on 2/12/16.

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By Katie Riley
Jun 11, 2016

It's a good one! A bit sharp still, but it should get better as people climb it. The crux is definitely at the top. Try not to use the tree to get through the crux! The holds are there. :)

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