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The Better Life 

YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: BBN, GK EHr, SM
New Route: Yes
Season: Spring, summer or fall
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Submitted By: brian benedon on Jun 6, 2015

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BETA PHOTO: both pitches

Description 

2 pitch route right of Mystery Route Center.
First P is a low angle slab, all bolts.
second P is a Wide Crack.

Location 

P-1 climbs a low angle slab to a ledge with anchors. P-2 climbs the wide crack with one bolt, 90', belay at the top of the second P of Magnetic North.

These are rap anchors; 2 single raps to ground. Or step left to a natural belay in the shade and continue up; 1.5 Pitches to the top. you have 3 choices, The center trad line .7, or two sport lines that go at .8- and I think .9.

1 single rap down the back side ( these anchors are over the edge, I don't know who did it)

Walk east and climb Sex and Candy in the shade.

Protection 

.3 thru #5 Camalot and an extra from .4-2"
Draws.

the .3 is in the under cling just above the belay.


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Brian Benedon on the FA 5/31/2015 photo credit; Da...
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Greg Kay 2nd accent photo; DW
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By brian benedon
Jun 6, 2015

The Better life was inspired by the recent loss of my loyal companion, as well as many friends that have passed on over the years. I started this project shortly prior to the passing of Tony Lusk, one of my early mentors. I like to think that they are living the "Better Life" free to explore the world and the universe uninhibited by the limitations of their bodies. Enjoy your new life my friends, you will always be in my heart.

Rock Climbing Photo: Gurlyman
Gurlyman


Rock Climbing Photo: Steve Johnson  Red rocks 2011
Steve Johnson
Red rocks 2011


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Rick Myers


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Dave Webster


Rock Climbing Photo: Len Shulman
Len Shulman


Rock Climbing Photo: Tony Lusk  This is the only pic I could find of To...
Tony Lusk

This is the only pic I could find of Tony; P-2 of MN


Rock Climbing Photo: Karl Rickson
Karl Rickson

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Rock Climbing Photo: Richard Bonko
Richard Bonko
By greg k
Jun 9, 2015

great pitch of climbing on a scenic yet seemingly overlooked dome

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