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The Immortal KB 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Jay Arp
Season: Spring, Summer, & Fall
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Submitted By: jarthur on Mar 17, 2010

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Cruising through the two steep overhangs.

Description 

A beautiful long line and awesome route with a great face section followed by an overhang before reaching the anchors. Take advantage of the rests before taking on the overhanging upper section. For bonus points tackle the overhang directly over the bolts instead of opting out left, it's well worth it!

Beware of the deathblock around the middle of the route before taking on the overhang. Your left foot just wants to stand right on it.

Dries quickly after a rain shower.

Location 

Located past the 100-ft left of the extremely overhanging section of Y-12 known as the Vision Buttress and past the ledge system that is home to Shazam.

Protection 

11 bolts and open anchor shuts.


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By Kurtrude
Apr 18, 2016

It's important that you follow jarthurs comment about the bolt count... The guidebook states that there are only 8 bolts. There are in fact 11 bolts on this route with drop in shuts at the top.

That was a nice little surprise yesterday when I quested up there with only ten draws. Luckily the top is bolted so closely together through the roof I was able to take off one of the lower draws to use it for the last bolt.
By Ephy Love
May 20, 2016

Not a bad line, but some of the worst feeling rock at Y-12. Would be my last route of choice (of the routes that I've climbed) in this area.
By chummer
Oct 9, 2016

More traffic would clean up the dirtier lower section. Fire straight through the overhangs up high for some classic Obed jug hauling on great stone.

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