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The Donkey 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA:  Frank Bentwood and Kelly Vaught
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Submitted By: mhagny on Sep 24, 2016

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this climb is immediately to the R of the pillar.


Extra chossy, with a huge flake that's ready to fall off anytime. With a major cleaning, this route would be fairly good. Currently very DANGEROUS to the belayer.


Just to the R of the pillar.


3 bolts + gear. Anchors w/ rap rings at top.

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By Murf
Nov 1, 2016

Currently 1 less flake than previously.
By susan peplow
From: Joshua Tree
Nov 20, 2016
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Worth doing but like the other routes on the wall and as reported it's a little loose in spots. Our crew didn't knock anything down during our visit but fancy ourselves as "loose rock specialists". Near the final bolt, there is definitely some less than solid plates, climber and belayer should be paying attention. Takes pro well, climbs fun enough and shares anchor with The horse

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