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In Contempt T 
Unforgiven S 


YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Steve Sutton, March 1996
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Submitted By: Bob Gaines on Jan 2, 2013

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This is the 4-bolt sport climb on the short, slightly overhanging face on the left side of the formation.


4 bolts to a 2-bolt anchor.

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By Bob Gaines
Jan 3, 2013

Back in the bolt war days.....when Sutton's landlord found out he had rap bolted the route, his landlord kicked him out of the room he was renting. "I can't live with a rap bolter" the landlord told me, and Sutton went unforgiven.

In Contempt was done ground-up BTW.
By ChrisL
Jan 6, 2013

Great story. But also because of the film?
By Bob Gaines
Jan 7, 2013

Yep. The Eastwood film had just come out a few years prior. A double-entendre.

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