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The Bong Move 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b PG13 [details]
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Submitted By: Dallas Branum on Jul 26, 2014

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The Bong Move 

Text from the Potomac Mountain Club guide below.

"Start at the far left of the area and climb the face until you dead-end at a roof. Using balancy holds, traverse right around the arête until you gain a face which brings you to a ledge. Directly above you is a large off-width crack which leads to an overhang. Climb the crack to the overhang (hint—a # 3 Big Bro is very useful here). Most then exit right onto the arête and to the top. Pulling the overhang would raise the grade probably to 5.8+."

Protection is a bit sparse in the first 30 feet, and without the big bro mentioned above, the crack at the top is a bit terrifying! There are some dangerously loose blocks in the crack, and they provide the majority of the handholds.


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