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Tyrannosaurus Debt 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Chris Miller & Isaac Tait, October 2007
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Submitted By: Jordan Ramey on May 23, 2009

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BETA PHOTO: Tyrannosaurus Debt (5.9), Riverside Quarry

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Balancy and technical for the area. The difficult moves are always right after a clip. great route to break into the grade.


Just right of the staircased section with The Energy Blues.


6 bolts, chain anchors (shared w/Dollars and Sense)

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By Jon Bitter
From: Waco, Tx
Aug 31, 2009
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

There's a whole lot of nothing to hold on to. If this were a vertical face it would easily be in the 11 range. However with the much less than vertical characteristics, this is a technical friction route.
By AlisonKristin
From: Victorville, CA
Jan 29, 2012

I agree. There is not a lot to hold onto. But it is very good for practicing some technical moves and balancing. The granite was tough for me to get used to, but I will tackle this again.
By James Roe
Dec 15, 2015
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

The route essentially breaks down into two different boulder problems. The lower one is classic slab with one big under cling and a few crimps. High foot placements and the such, but really fun. Once you get onto the shelf you can easily rest, but making it over the bulge is pretty interesting. I was leading this route and I took a long time trying to figure out my sequence without veering off the beta. It all comes down to a single side pull and really trusting your feet. If the massive shelf weren't half way up this route for an easy rest, I'd give this route another star. Still highly recommend though!
By Christopher Gian
From: California
Dec 24, 2015

I really enjoyed this route. Really sparse left of bolts, but going right will get you to some crimps. Fun footwork on the bottom.

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