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Fat Bastard 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Jeff Follett, 2007
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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Apr 30, 2012

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BETA PHOTO: Unknown L Topo

Description 

Start from the ground (not the boulder behind), and climb the vertical face via some fingery moves up to better holds at the second bolt.

From these holds continue up the wall with a few more sustained moves until a rail is reached.

Once at the rail cruse up to the anchors.

Location 

Far right of the south face

Protection 

5 bolts, double ring anchor


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Rock Climbing Photo: Unknown K and L Topo
BETA PHOTO: Unknown K and L Topo
Rock Climbing Photo: Passed the crux, but still some tricky moves above...
Passed the crux, but still some tricky moves above...

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By maggie-girl
Aug 3, 2012
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

Strenuous, sharp, sequenced climbing leading to more tenuous moves to the rail. 10c if you start from the boulder, 5.11 if you start from the sand.
By Euan Cameron
Administrator
From: Mammoth Lakes
Aug 3, 2012

I thought it was 10c off the sand.
By James Barnett
From: Bishop Ca.
Oct 12, 2012

Felt harder than 10c
By Mammoth Jeff
Jan 15, 2013

"Fat Bastard", Thin face start to rail, .11A. FA 2007.
By James Barnett
From: Bishop Ca.
May 27, 2016

I would agree with that rating
By Todd Townsend
From: Bishop, CA
3 days ago
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

This felt as hard as Green Wall Essential (V2) at the Buttermilks, which makes it 11a in my book. Packs a surprisingly good punch for such a short route.

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