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The Offering 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Dennis Rice, Mike Susko, Tim Powers
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Submitted By: Justin Dansby on Jan 1, 2008

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Fred Beckey at the start of The Offering.

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Easy climbing leads to roof pulling on somewhat positive holds. Make a long reach up to the next hold over the roof, don't fall the last bolt is a long way down. I used a #4 camalot below the roof, to protect those moves. It's still not over once you get over the roof.


Main route on prominent corner with small roof system. To the right of Don't Take Yer Guns to Town.


five bolts.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Me onsighting The Offering.
Me onsighting The Offering.
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leading up the offering
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Rock Climbing Photo: The Offering
The Offering

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By saxfiend
From: Decatur, GA
Oct 24, 2008

Okay climb; the finish is the most exciting part.
By Andrew G
From: Silver Spring, MD
Oct 28, 2013
rating: 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a

Short and not particularly interesting except for the final overhung move (or two) to the anchors. The (new-ish?) 5.8 around the corner to the right is a better warmup.
By iclimegud
Jul 11, 2016

I'm not entirely sure this is the right description for this route. The offering doesn't have a roof on it, and is only barely overhung at the top. The final moves to the chains can be a little heady for new leaders, but I've never seen anyone place gear.
By Paul Cartwright
Oct 16, 2016

The bolt line goes right! NOT straight up! I made the mistake of going up and I was hanging on the roof of the 10c route for like ten minutes before someone told me I was on the wrong line!
By Austin Chasteen
Apr 30, 2017

It would be comical to place gear on this beginner 5.7 lead, because after the second bolt all falls are over a huge drop, well below the belay...

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