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Will of the Wasp 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 85'
Original:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: William Penner
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: William Penner on Mar 13, 2014

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Description 

Heads right up the center of the east face of the Leaning Tower with hard technical crux moves right off the ground. Then wander up the face through jugs and one more challenging section before a final crux at the anchors. Watch out for the wasp's nest in a pocket 3/4 of the way up the wall. If it ever gets cold enough the nest could be removed, but there is a way around the nest that is....um, interesting.

Protection 

10 bolts to chains anchor with biners


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By DaveT
From: Albuquerque
May 11, 2015

Fun, thin technical climbing, and felt a bit trad-ish in the upper portion. Fortunately I didn't see the nest when I climbed it in April!
Lots of bolts - several more than Tiny Propeller.

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