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The Sting 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 75'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Brad White and Jay Dufresne
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Submitted By: joshua corbett on Sep 2, 2013

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Description 

Start the same as When Dads Run Free climb up a little then break right on a small rail to a left facing corner. Climb the corner up to an overlap, just before the overlap is the crux short and awkward. Climb over the overlap to the anchor on WDRF.

Location 

Same start as When Dads Run Free.

Protection 

Trad gear the crux is not very well protected.


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By Eric Nguyen
From: Natick, MA
Aug 11, 2017
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13

There's a great finger/hand crack at the base of this climb. Much more interesting than starting as for When Dad's Run Free. Perhaps call it "The Sting Direct."

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