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YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Mark VanHorn
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Submitted By: Rich F. on May 27, 2011

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Sarah at the anchors to the unknown overhanging 5....

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Stewart Green's excellent guidebook gives this unknown climb a 5.11 rating. My daughter tried it and believes it is much harder than 5.11. The protection is good, but there is not much to work with on the overhanging section above the obvious hold at the 3rd bolt. It is a tough climb.


This is a short climb up a blunt, overhanging prow about 25 feet right of the wavy slab containing Sunkist and Cleavage.


5 bolts to a two-bolt anchor.

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By Rich F.
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Jun 4, 2011

Thanks, Ben. My daughter would agree with you -- I changed the rating on the climb, and I will look for your new guidebook.
By Jared LaVacque
From: Anchorage/Grand Junction
Dec 20, 2013
rating: 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b

The FA on this is Mark VanHorn. I had the 2nd ascent on this and confirmed the grade.

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