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The Weight 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Trad, Sport, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Kenny Parker
Season: Sun most of the day
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Submitted By: camhead on Apr 6, 2014

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This is a very worthy mixed line, though it could use a rebolting job. Start up a lichened, smooth face coming in from the right (uphill) with a few heady moves before the first bolt. There are big moves and weird sequences for the first three bolts. At a pretty good stance, you get some gear in, then bust up a bulge through some cool huecos, more gear, and one more bolt into a REALLY cool crux sequence. At the top, you move right into a shallow dihedral.


Just left of the 5.6 corner "Beech, Beeeech, Beeeeech!" and perpendicularly facing the obvious crack, Surge Complex.


Four bolts, plus bolted anchors. Some supplemental gear is definitely needed; I used a couple .5 camalots and one blue tcu.

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