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Velvet Fist 

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

   
Type:  Sport
Original:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
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Submitted By: Scatterbrain on Apr 1, 2013

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BETA PHOTO: Velvet Fist

Description 

Starts on slab to right of Super Crack. Follow two bolts up slab and pull small roof past more bolts and continue up towards cedar tree. It is pretty hard to top out without using the cedar tree as it has grown to intrude on the exit over the years. This is actually a really good, albeit short, climb when it is cleaned up. Cragger gives it 12a.

Location 

Upper white wall. Right of super crack.

Protection 

Bolts


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By Davis13au
Apr 2, 2013

Great addition to the Mt Yonah page. Just for clarification Velvet Fist is technically on the Patriot Wall just above White Wall. There is a Patriot Wall area if you'd like to move the route there.
By Mark O'Neal
From: Nicholson, GA
Mar 19, 2017

Go climb it out now. It's totally cleaned up and has updated bolts / anchor. Tree is on

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