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Yin and Yang 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Scott Cole, Kevin Calder - 1980s
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Submitted By: Preston Rhea on Oct 16, 2014

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Description 

Brushy and guano filled cracks lead to an excellent right leaning double hand crack. A mantle pulls off the steep face and onto a large ledge. Around a corner a short and easy wide crack leads to another ledge at the top of the routes Dharma and Karma.

To avoid lots of rope drag at the end of the pitch, it is best to run out the wide crack to the second ledge. Also if top roping, the anchor on top of Dharma is better than the recommended anchor on top of Karma.

Location 

This route is far left on this upper terrace and starts just right of a 4 foot block.

Protection 

A standard rock rack with gear to 3.5".


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By old5ten
From: Berkeley + Sunny Slopes, CA
Jul 13, 2015
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

fun, low key route w. nice crack - only used gear to 2.5"

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