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The Balloon That Would Not Die 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 220'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Dave Evans, AJ Burch
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: David Evans on Apr 26, 2003

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Clean the whole way, crux just below me.


This route climbs the left side of the bowling pin shaped pillar. The right side has a super clean dihedral near the top. Steep and wide at the bottom, it soon gets lower angle and is similar to the Easy Lark on Tahquitz. There is a rap anchor on a ledge near the top that would work for both right and left side descents.


Standard rack up to 4".

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By David Evans
Apr 29, 2003

2 stars out of 5.

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