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Wave Runner 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 85'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: John Gunnels on Nov 29, 2008

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Wave Runner


Remember your feet on this one. A couple moves where the hands kinda disappear... but the friction will keep you in the game.


The center of the big face just right of Wave Goodbye.


7 bolts.

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By Andrew Krosbakken
Aug 27, 2009

One of the most amazing 5.8 climbs I have ever done. Moon light ridge is a great and safe sport crag and if you get here climb this route.
By Isaac T.
From: Yokosuka, Japan
Jul 20, 2010
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13

This did not seem like a 5.8 to me... Thin hands and thin feet, if you slip clipping the 3rd bolt you are going to deck on a small ledge... Fly Me to the Moon is a 5.8, Wave Rider is not, even Counter Point is a 5.8 but the style of climbing (face and slab) on Fly me to the Moon is similar to Wave Runner except on FMTTM you can see your feet... Just my $0.02...
By Matthew Clifford
Mar 3, 2011

Most fun I've had on a 5.8 in awhile. Mike came walking down the trail and was excited to see us there, stopped to chat awhile before he introduced himself and powerdrill. Great day up there!
By Peter Arndt
Jul 23, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Incredible 5.8 route!
By Nathan D Johnson
Sep 10, 2015
rating: 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c

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