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Whippin' Post 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

Type:  Sport, Chipped, 1 pitch, 45'
Original:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Jessie Guthrie, 1992
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Submitted By: Ben Collett on Aug 24, 2006

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  • Description 

    Start this fun juggy route by climbing up a slabby corner below the overhanging wall above. Easy climbing over a small overlap deposits one at a rest below the crux overhang which is climbed on positive edges, horns, pockets and flakes. After pulling through this, easier, but thought provoking, slabby climbing leads to the anchors.


    This is the second route from the left end of the under-appreciated Overhung Wall.


    5 or 6 bolts to chains.

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    By Adam Peters
    From: Salt Lake City, Utah
    May 29, 2011
    rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

    Pretty fun climbing, despite the very, very, obvious, two finger drilled pocket at the beginning of the crux. What can you say though, it's the sport Park. Worth doing.
    By kevin murphy
    From: Lafayette, Colorado
    Jun 12, 2011

    This pocket seems to be "natural". Not the usual slick texture that a manufactured hold inhererits. If Jessie is out there listening, is it a drilled pocket? The move can be done without it.

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