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Thunder Ball 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: D.A. LeBaron
New Route: Yes
Season: early summer to fall
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Submitted By: D.A. on Jul 3, 2015  with updates from JOHN - A - TRON

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BETA PHOTO: Starts below long pod on the plank


Alternate ending of an old Unknown 11c-ish... After climbing through largest pod on this wall, bust out right through lightning bolt cracks. Move up and right of bulge. Explosive sequence takes you to the chains.


Starts under huge vertically elongated pod to right of Walk The Plank.


Bolts to chains

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Samantha moving into the lightning bolt

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By Todd Green
From: SLC, UT
Sep 27, 2015
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a

Really fun route, but pretty hard/cryptic onsight for the grade. Starts with technical/slabby moves to a juggy middle section that leads to a great rest after which you'll soon find out if you're going to send or become a Thunder Ball as you blow off the upper crux.

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