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Turning Formosa 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Andrew Gram on May 14, 2005

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Description 

Turning Formosa is the first route in the second cluster of routes up the canyon. It is fairly long with a tricky crux near the top.

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By Gavin W
From: Surrey, BC
May 6, 2015
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

The late crux means that if you rely heavily on your hands in the early part of the climb, it will feel a lot harder than the actual rating. Use those feet, and save your arm strength for the top.

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