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Thunder Road 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Mike Anderson, May 2002
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Submitted By: Mike Anderson on Mar 10, 2011

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Description 

The first prominent crack right of the E-Street dihedral. This is one of the better trad lines on the cliff with excellent rock and a wide variety of jams. The crux involves desperate climbing through the steep bulge using a mix of jams and face holds.

Location 

See photo.

Protection 

Gear to 2” including #0 TCU for the crux.


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By Colby Wayment
From: Ogden, UT
Apr 11, 2015
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a

Fairly easy climbing up to the bulge. Trying to surmount the bulge and get into the pod above requires a tenuous jam. A purple metolius tcu makes the crux feel better protected. Otherwise, run it out above your last TCU which is below your feet or place a squirly orange metolius in that key jam if memory serves me right. What I'm trying to say is, bring a purple metolius (#0 I think) cam for the crux.

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