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Unzipper S,TR 

Unzipper 

YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b PG13

   
Type:  Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 105'
Original:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b PG13 [details]
FA: Tony Dignam and Jeff Roberts, 1983
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Submitted By: Sam Bedell on Jan 3, 2017

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Description 

This was originally a TR only route (1614 in the big book) but now has two nice bolts for the two crux sections. I found the second one to be the harder of the two. You have to climb some 5.9 slab for quite a ways to a nice dish, from here the slab goes through two steep bulges, each with a bolt on it that can be clipped before you get into the business. The second bulge uses some thin features instead of relying purely on friction which made it quite fun. After the last bulge the climbing eases to the top.

Location 

Bolt line Right of Battle of the Bulge.

Protection 

2 quick draws plus whatever you want for the bolt anchors


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By C Miller
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From: CA
Jan 5, 2017
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13

This route has always been a lead and used to sport a homemade red-colored bolt hanger at the crux. Fairly runout, as many of the climbs are here, but the bolts are right where you need them.

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