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The Sky is Falling 

YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: SA, Scott Drawz
Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
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Submitted By: Scott Ayers on Aug 8, 2008

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This route starts on the easy, clean rock below a small corner leading to an arête. The face immediately left of this start is low-angled, grassy, and unappealing. Start directly below the shallow left-facing corner bearing two bolts. Follow the bolt line up to the arête, then on to the classic lieback, face moves, and the anchors.
Extension: A two-bolt extension that ends at a higher set of anchors adds a pumpy 5.10+ finish to this route. Clip the first set of anchors with a quickdraw then continue to the upper anchors. (Squeezing the Lemmon quality scale: 2 out of 3 stars.)


Upper left end of the wall.


8 bolts to the 1st anchor, 2 more to the top anchor.


Begin immediately right of the start for If I Had a Hammer, below the short, left-facing corner with a bolt at its base. This is the left of two bolt lines on the upper, leftmost face of the wall.

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By David Lammers
From: Grand Junction, CO
Aug 24, 2011

The first bolt is a little high but it is easy 5.6 climbing. Then the fun begins, great route.
By Jon Ruland
From: Tucson, AZ
Apr 6, 2015

you could do most of this very safely on gear but the bolts are fine. fun route.

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