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Third Wave 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Seth Maciejowski, Kris Fiore 10/31/2015
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Submitted By: Seth Maciejowski on Nov 2, 2015

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BETA PHOTO: Nuffin' But a Puffin in Blue, Third Wave in red.

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Climb the obvious arete on the right side of the October Wall to easy, but dirty lichen climbing. The arete is found just before you head up into the alcove of "Nuffin' but a Peanut". 9 bolts to anchor chains.



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By Seth Maciejowski
Nov 16, 2015

Fixed the stuck bolt next to bolt 6 and removed one of the bolts at the original anchor point. Use Kris' glue in anchor above and left once you top out the arete. Enjoy!
By Derek Doucet
Dec 7, 2015
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Really cool pitch with great rock and a very fun crux sequence. I'd give it three stars if it had an independent anchor below the 3rd class slab. It's not that I mind rambling up the slab to the other anchor, but it makes things hard on the rope for TRing or pulling. Anyway, a quality pitch! Perhaps uncharacteristically soft for the grade?
By Seth Maciejowski
Dec 7, 2015

Hey Derek,
Glad you got on it. The old anchor was in a crap spot for lowering off. You always ended up around the corner over near nuffin but a peanut so the rope got roughed up and you couldn't clean the pitch. Kris added that other anchor, so I figured it would simplify things just to join his line...
By june m
From: elmore ,vt
Jun 5, 2016

I still think the anchor should be way lower. And skip the slab

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