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The Thorn Bush 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 35'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: John Duran, Denise Young
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Submitted By: Aaron Hobson on Sep 7, 2006  with updates from George Perkins

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Description 

Shares an anchor with The Blind Prince. This line is a bit steeper and feels a bit more strenous than its neighbor. The crux is pulling over a small bulge.

This is a good route for someone starting to break into the 5.10s. Short but secure.

Protection 

3 bolts to a two-bolt anchor.

Location 

can start at the same spot as The Blind Prince next to a small cave, but heads right to the first bolt.


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By Andrew B. Ellis
Apr 16, 2017
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13

It looks like the first bolt for this route is no longer there. It currently has 2 bolts and the anchors. You could use the high second bolt, but it is up there... You could also use the first bolt for the route to the right with a long draw/alpine.

We just led the one to the left and then toproped this one since they share anchors.

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