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The Watchman 

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

Type:  Sport, 45'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Tim Olson
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Submitted By: Micah Klesick on Mar 31, 2015

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BETA PHOTO: The Watchman


If arête climbing is your thing, you'll love this good route. Strike up the finger crack to the roof, pull over it and follow the arête through a few airy clips and balancey moves to a committing mantel finish (easier than it looks, but still heady).


Right at the corner where the cliff takes a sharp turn right when walking along the cliff.


6 bolts - Shared anchor with a 5.10c face climb on the left, and a 2 bolt 5.12a squeeze job face climb between the two 5.10s.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Looking up at the sweet arete
BETA PHOTO: Looking up at the sweet arete

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By another Chad
Apr 10, 2015
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

I'm glad this got put on to MP as a 5.10c as that's what Tim swore the grade was. With my crappy technique, I always thought is was a bit harder.

By George Zack
From: Grand Junction, CO
May 31, 2015

I would agree with the 5.10c rating. The hardest part is making that blind 2nd clip!