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The Practice 

YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

Type:  Sport, 45'
Original:  YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
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Submitted By: lee hansche on Mar 29, 2013

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This is basically an extension to Soft Job (5.12c+). You can access it from Soft Machine as well or traverse in along the ledge. Any way you slice it, Climb the slightly inverted wall above Soft Job following seams and a line of bolts. Rally fun powerful technical climbing. The steep face makes you power up but the crux comes as the angle eases up and it gets trickier.

this one rarely gets climbed... so you should show it some love. The top is very dirty but the holds you need are clean.


Directly above Soft Job from the ledge on the left side of the cliff.


5 bolt to anchor. I also clipped the machine head anchor with long draws.

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By Jeffrey.LeCours
From: New Hampshire
Mar 12, 2015

You can (and should?) belay this from the ground, right?
By lee hansche
From: goffstown, nh
Aug 23, 2016

Yes I recommend you belay from the ground.

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