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Weed Eater 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, 75'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: D. Fromke, J. J. '04
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Submitted By: John Wilder on Oct 25, 2010

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one of the good rest ledges near the top


A beautiful, long route with a short, friendly crux that's well protected. Endurance is not the game on this one, despite its length, due to the many large ledges. Some route finding skills can be good at times.


The long route to the right of Machete.


8 bolts

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By Pajo Gazibara
From: Crown Point, IN
Aug 7, 2012

This route is nothing but fun, big bad brother of Machete.
By BekahHarris
Apr 5, 2016

Weed Eater truly is a fantastic climb. You get crimps, a few jugs, and shelves to climb onto. There is one spot between the third and fourth bolt that can prove a bit challenging, but after that it is nothing but enjoyable climbing to the top.

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