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Wish You Were Here 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 130'
Original:  YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c [details]
FA: Chris Kalous, Rebecca Rusch
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: chris Kalous on Nov 6, 2006

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Face climby crux to varied fingers to hands and liebacking. Slightly less than vertical.


This route angles up the slab just right of Run Like Hell.


#00 and #0 nice for the crux. Then varied up to 3.5". A bolt protects a slightly soft part.

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By Paul Hunnicutt
From: Boulder, CO
Apr 30, 2009
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b

This climb protects with a varied rack, but bring 2-4 black aliens for the bottom section (small wires might also help).

If you are not psyched to lead the thin crack at the bottom, you can TR this climb by finishing Run Like Hell and then swinging/traversing over to the top of Wish You Were Here and climbing the last 20'. Just make sure to place some directionals.

Fun, thin balancy climbing with lots of face holds. Didn't seem 5.11 to me, especially compared to the 5.11 cracks here.
By Keith Beckley
Oct 22, 2011

cool route....not to bad cruxy bottom to 10+..fingers and face....One just needs to go for it a bit...ur through it lickity split...
By Gary N
From: Durango, CO
Mar 19, 2013

Placed two awesome nuts on this fun and interesting route. Be sure to watch the end of your ropes if using a 60m, as it just reaches the ground.
By Moritz B.
Oct 20, 2014

Techy climbing above thin gear leads to the upper crack. The bottom was definitely a bit scary for me. It is a trade off between protection and finger locks. The bolt up high is somewhat unnecessary, it would be better to have it down low. May advice would be to bring a clip stick. A very long clip stick ;-)

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