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The Exterminator 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: James Garrett and Jake Wayman 2009
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Submitted By: Garret Nuzzo-Jones on Nov 29, 2014

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Description 

A thin, shallow seam is the start of this route. Slabby feet and insecure tips jams make it a stout 5.8. Watch out for exfoliating holds. It opens up into a handcrack for the upper part of the route.

Location 

Look for the piton in the flaring crack at the bottom of the route.

Protection 

Has a single piton on the bottom part of the route. The start requires some small pro. I stuffed a 0 C3 in the initial crack and wished I had some small offset cams. As soon as the crack opens up it will take all sizes of gear up to a #2 camalot. Chain anchors on the top shared with MRE.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Cruising up the thin start.
Cruising up the thin start.

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