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Under the Mercy 

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

Type:  Trad, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Glenn Payan, Jeff Thomson, John Thomson 1998
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Submitted By: Nate Ball on Jul 20, 2015

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This route climbs up to and across a flake to start (easy, no gear) until you reach a brief layback crack about 20 feet up. Climb this to some monster jugs, then turn the corner onto the face and clip a bolt. Pull an awkward move then continue up discontinuous cracks to a diagonal. Step left along this, then enjoy some slab action to the top out.

NOTE: This route, along with all routes at the Starr Wall, does not have rappel anchors. Someone must second the route to clean the gear.


On the Starr Wall's upper-left side, locate a set of rappel anchors


Gear to 1", 2 bolts

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