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The Plug 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Rick Thompson, Eric Horst, Carl Samples, 1989
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Submitted By: Todd Moy on Sep 23, 2015

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Description 

Start on the face left of Autumn Fire crack, just right of the arete. Work up and around the arete to gain a pocket and good rest. Continue up the face on thin moves to a good ledge.

Finish over the ledge, then traverse left to shared anchor with Pocket Pussy.

Protection 

3 bolts.


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By Rick Thompson
From: Mount Nebbiolo, CO
Jun 16, 2016

This was first led starting the left side of the arête with a 12d start. Eric found an easier way to solve that problem by starting on the right side of the arête, thus the 12a grade on the route.
By Todd Moy
From: Boulder, CO
Jun 23, 2016

@rick-thompson cool! Thanks for adding some history to this route.

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