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Trick Of The Tail 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Todd Gordon, Mike Brown, Shari Brown & Reggie Thompson 2/79, FFA: Todd Gordon & Craig Fry 1/86
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Submitted By: C Miller on Mar 7, 2007

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Climbs the center of the west face of Tierra Incognito via a left-facing corner to right-slanting crack system. The rock is decent, but the climbing is not especially memorable.


gear to 2.5"

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By Russ Walling
Aug 23, 2013

Absolute pile, with suspect pro and an ugly top out.
By toddgordon
From: Joshua Tree, California
Aug 23, 2013

the rock was so horrible on the FA...we aided section of it.....loose plates the size of Texas.........(It's a striking line..).
It was called Trick of the Tail because we had some much rope drag....Later came back and free climbed the route at a modest rating.....
It's only had a few ascents.....and there are reasons for this..

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