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Welcome Wagon 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, Chipped, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Chris Alber, 2000
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Submitted By: Don Reago on Aug 10, 2001

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  • Description 

    Climbs the steep face and overhanging arete right of Dyno Monkey. Jug and heel hook your way up the big overhanging slab on some very nice (comfortized?) pockets. The crux is pulling on to the upper slab. Fun, well protected and good for a neat photo, but I would liked to have had a try at the arete "au naturel".


    5 bolts + 2 Fixe ring anchors.

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    By Peter Beal
    From: Boulder Colorado
    Sep 24, 2001

    Can we stop adding chipped routes to the site?
    By Anonymous Coward
    Apr 30, 2002

    I got a chance to climb this route just after it had been bolted but before it was "complete." Before the hammer, you actually had to use the finger crack which splits the big block while squeezing the edge of the arete. It was tremendous fun and probably 5.11-. Two weeks later that same winter I returned and found a 5.9+ bucket traverse up the arete. Climb this route and imagine what was and don't think you just ticked an 11a as the "guide" book states.
    By Kent Leon
    Oct 4, 2008

    Four holds in a row were complete chisel work. Felt like a gym route. Not the least bit useful. Even has shitty rope drag for newbies toproping.

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