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The Return 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: saxfiend on Jun 23, 2008

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A great route for the grade, with excellent climbing from top to bottom.

Climb the vertical face with a balancy move or two past a bolt and up to a spacious ledge. Power through an overhanging corner section (crux) on nice but reachy holds; face climbing on slightly easier ground leads to the top.


Starts just left of Big Dave's.


6-7 bolts; bolted anchors.

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By BrendanN
From: Atlanta, GA
Mar 6, 2017
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13

The first moves above the large ledge are a bit committing, as your last bolt (3rd) won't protect a possible short fall onto the ledge. Not recommended for new 8 leaders.
By Brent Blevins
From: Chattanooga,Tennessee
Sep 9, 2017
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13

I agree with BrendanN on the PG rating.If you blow a pull above the bulge before clipping the bolt, there's a high likelihood of decking on the ledge.

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