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YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Aaron Rough
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Submitted By: Rough on Aug 18, 2012

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move after the crux sequence

Closes at dusk, and most parking areas are self-paid MORE INFO >>>


This is one of the few routes that when holds broke it, it got easier. Start on a block leaning against the wall to a faint dihedral. Tackle the dihedral then up the slab above to the anchors.


Middle of the roundish wall to the left of the black pyramid feature.


7 bolts

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By Rough
Oct 13, 2012

I climbed this for the 1st time in 9 years today. Definitely deserves a 10C. A hard lieback move guards the square jug. From there it is a lot more thin, and good, then I remembered. It is like rediscovering Auburn all over again!
By Kelley Gilleran
From: Sacramento, Ca
Apr 23, 2013
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

First time I climbed this route it was .10b for sure. I think there has been more breakage .10d?
By Sergey Shelukhin
From: Seattle, WA
Feb 22, 2015
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Really well bolted! Crux for short people and tall people appears to be different
By Chasing Choss
From: California
Apr 18, 2016
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

climb this frequently and i am pretty convinced that this is one of the better 5.10's at auburn. this has cleaned up considerably since the first time i climbed it around 2012. great warm up, great bolting and almost nothing loose on this rig.
By Darshan Ahluwalia
From: Petaluma, CA
Apr 19, 2016
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

This felt harder than Sneaky (10b) and perhaps even harder than Surf Tower (10c).

So 10b maybe a bit of a sandbag.

The rock quality is quite good.

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