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The Shocker 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Zach Orenczak and Mark Roberts, September 2008
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Submitted By: Skye Swoboda-Colberg on Aug 4, 2014

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"The Shocker" with a climber for scale.

Dirt roads reopened as of June 2014 MORE INFO >>>


To quote Zach Orenczak and Rachael Lynn's The Voo: "Short, wide, and nasty".


This is the crack shaped like an hourglass to the left of the chimney that leads to Tuber's Birth Canal.


Trad to a 2 bolt anchor.

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By sam murray
Oct 30, 2014

There is no way I'm an 11d climber, and I managed to get up this thing with really no problems. I would honestly say this thing is more like a solid 10. Unless the first ascent was done with one arm, the grade on here (and in the book) must be a misprint.
By Todd Ra
From: Golden
Nov 13, 2015

Yeaaahh... I'm gonna agree and say 10d would be fairly generous for this route....
By Skye Swoboda-Colberg
From: Laramie, Wyoming
Nov 14, 2015

Thank you, Sam Murray and Todd Ra, for your input. The route rating has been changed from 5.11d to 5.10. Hopefully more climbers suggest ratings for this route so a consensus can be reached. This wouldn't be the first time there has been a misprint "The Voo".

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