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Walking While Intoxicated 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Peter Franzen on Jan 26, 2006

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A decent mid-5.10. While not a particularly inspiring line it's not too bad either.

It's on the upper (right) end of the wall, just to the left of the obvious overhang.


6 bolts to a bolted anchor

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By bryans
Jun 19, 2006

By ferrells
Jun 25, 2010

Not quite a turd to me, but certainly inescapably awkward.
By BSwett
From: Bend, Or.
Sep 17, 2010

not a turd at all….The bulge is pumpy and sequency, after that a little thin and tricky. The last couple of moves are a bit dirty, but still, i would almost consider this a classic; plus the afternoon breeze on the shipwreck wall is freaking magic.
By another Chad
Dec 23, 2013

Awkward. Not much fun.

By Justin Sarvela
From: Duluth, Minnesota
Mar 23, 2014
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

I agree, it's uneasily awkward between the second and third bolts. Still a few fun least I liked it.
By Kevin MP
From: Redmond, OR
Feb 7, 2016

I found this to be excellent for the grade, in terms of rock quality and thoughtful movement. It's definitely not the average Smith 5.10 of slabby knob climbing.
By Phildlm
May 30, 2016

Fun route - easiest on this part of the wall. Give it a try!
By Rod J.
From: Bend, OR
Jun 15, 2016
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

Not a turd, not a classic. Requires some thought & not your typical Smith route (as mentioned earlier). 10b (& fun) when you do it right; 10c if you do it the hard way.
By Laura Bauer
Nov 14, 2016
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

This is a great route and has 3 stars in the Watts guidebook. The style is different than a lot of the typical Smith knob pulling, with some interesting balance moves and a tricky bugle. The top section is easier but not a total gimme. Nice rock, cool moves, good length for a warm up. Enjoy!

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