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The Stroke 

YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 75'
Original:  YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Thomas Ellis
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Submitted By: thomas ellis on Mar 12, 2014

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Description 

Strong start leads to a fun technical crux midway. From here the quality of rock unfortunately drops a notch.

Location 

Left of Golden Years and they share anchors.

Protection 

Bolts


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By the schmuck
From: Albuquerque, NM
Aug 27, 2014

I thought the crux in the middle of this route was harder than anything on Golden Years. Really hard for 11a, or maybe just having a very, very bad day.
By Jason Halladay
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From: Los Alamos, NM
Aug 28, 2014

I think this was originally rated 5.12b as the FA party stayed on the face for the crux. But if one moves left to the arete at the crux (which felt natural to me), it climbs at 5.11-.

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