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Trick Shot 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a PG13

   
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Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a PG13 [details]
FA: Ed Barry, Tom Herbert, 1985.
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Oct 22, 2006

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At the chains of Polski Wyrob after mistakenly tak...

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Description 

This follows a left-facing corner and crack, about center of this face.

Protection 

Pro to 2.5.


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By Sean H
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Jun 26, 2012

Supertopo says, "it's best to just scramble over right to the bolted anchor of Polski Wyrob". Like an idiot, after a quick glance at the topo, I thought this meant to take the right side of crack where it splits in a Y, then a short bit of face would take me to the chains.

Big mistake. After the Y,the crack becomes flared, and it is not really possible to get pro. I was well above my last good gear, a #1 Camalot, and was really surprised that the route would go this way. I think I was able to get 2 good lobes in on either a Yellow or Green Alien, but I didn't have that much confidence in the piece if I had fallen. I'll just say that finishing up was a combination of steepish laybacking and then face climbing, felt pretty heady, and that going LEFT at the Y would have been pretty cruiser. Woops.

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