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Process of Elimination 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Original:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
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Submitted By: Ladd on Jul 11, 2007

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Muel just starting his (successful) onsight attemp...

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Description 

Start on sloping jugs under a sloping ledge, throw a high heel, lock off and use the crimps to gain the slopers on the ledge (1st crux), latch the crimp go up and right to a jug, then continue up the super pumpy flake to the top horn (2d crux) for a pumpy but easy anchor clip.

Location 

Right most route on the overhanging portion of this boulder.

Protection 

3 bolts to anchors.
Up until recently these bolts regularly lost their hangers and nuts. Recently (August 2007) Jim Taylor replaced them with some glue-ins that may look weak(some say they look like paperclips or staples), but they are much, much stronger than the rock around them, and at least as strong as the previous bolts that were installed.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Muel chalking before finishing up the flake
Muel chalking before finishing up the flake

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By David Garancosky
From: State College, PA
Mar 7, 2017

so when did the name change from "Year of the Psycho Bitch"?
By BrianWS
Mar 8, 2017

Lots of summersville route names got changed in the more recent guidebooks. Not sure if the FA had different names originally or if they were renamed.

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