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The Power Of Eating (a.k.a. "Power") 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Phil Requist
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Submitted By: andy patterson on Nov 1, 2010

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Working the rest on Power


This route deserves classic status for a variety of reasons: the climbing is super fun, long, and varied; and it is probably the most traveled line at the Tor. While the only "warm-up" available amongst a slew of hard lines, Power still packs a pumpy punch, and many a proud climber has come, seen, and failed on this sandbagged 5.11d. Cruxes come at the second and last bolt.


Begins on a prominent crimp-rail. Power is situated right in front of the "hanging gardens" terrace, which is right about at the center of the crag.


Fixed draws.

Photos of The Power Of Eating (a.k.a. "Power") Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Mike cruising.
Mike cruising.
Rock Climbing Photo: Showing some power on Power.
Showing some power on Power.
Rock Climbing Photo: Lookin' solid on Power
Lookin' solid on Power
Rock Climbing Photo: The Owl Tor Hospitality Association proudly presen...
The Owl Tor Hospitality Association proudly presen...
Rock Climbing Photo: Welcome to Paradise. With fixed draws.
Welcome to Paradise. With fixed draws.
Rock Climbing Photo: Mid-route on Power.
Mid-route on Power.

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By Micah Elconin
Jul 6, 2013

I don't really get why people say this route is sandbagged 11d...
By andy patterson
From: Carpinteria, CA
Jul 7, 2013

You have a point, Micah. Maybe it's just merely 11d, and everything else these days is uprated to assuage egos.
By Rich Liang
From: Millbrae, California
Jul 15, 2015

a few extra moves were added below the rail, fun :). Also all the name plates were taken off and dumped in a corner.