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The Knight In Shining Armor 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Tony Yaniro and others 1981
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Submitted By: AJ on Apr 7, 2003

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Very eye-catching splitter.

Description 

A straight-in finger crack with a small roof at the start. It gradually widens to perfect hands. About 40' long.

Protection 

to 2"


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By Murf
Oct 25, 2004
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Thought this was a fantastic climb, fairly sustained. I felt it was longer than 40', and the only decent handjam I got was on the last move ( but I am notoriously bad on distances and the like ).
By Murf
Jan 23, 2006
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

We rapped from slingage on the tree to the left of the routes with a single rope.
By Randy
Oct 23, 2009

Thin fingers and fingers to mid-height and then gradually opens up to thin hands at the widest. Seemed a lot longer on the sharp end. 3 of 5 stars.

Bring triples on Green Aliens/Blue TCUs; Yellow Aliens/TCUs; and Red Alien/Orange TCU/Purple Camalot, (9 cams total) and doubles on 0.75 and 1 Camalots (4 cams). A #3 Camalot protects the traverse under the roof to the crack.
By AJ
Feb 16, 2016

When I posted this in 2003 it had been several years since I did the climb, and apparently my memory was pretty fuzzy. Revisited it this weekend – great climb and Murf and Randy’s beta is spot on... much better than mine!

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