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Yoshimi Battles 

YDS: 5.14a French: 8b+ Ewbanks: 32 UIAA: X+ ZA: 32 British: E8 7a

   
Type:  Sport
Original:  YDS: 5.14a French: 8b+ Ewbanks: 32 UIAA: X+ ZA: 32 British: E8 7a [details]
FA: Don Welsh
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Submitted By: SethR on Apr 18, 2007  with updates from Steve Townshend

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RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone in Red Rocks is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Up thin gray-streaked seam to right-facing slopey gray "crack" on steep headwall. As of December 2016 all the bolts are good/normal. Also, a broken hold has increased the difficulty to 5.14a.

Location 

Gray streak right of other project.

Protection 

bolts


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By Darren in Vegas
From: Las Vegas, NV
Mar 18, 2010

i think this one is done now too. "Yoshimi Battles" 13c, FA Don Welsh. (info from redrocksguide.com)
By Jonathan Siegrist
From: his truck
Jan 14, 2012
rating: 5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a

A cool boulder problem of a route! 13d. Spring of 2011 I broke off the left hand 'jug' around the third bolt or so... opps! thankfully the route still goes using a rattly finger lock right next to where the mini jug was. It'll change the foot beta (once above) for taller climbers too. Definitely a touch harder, but not sure if it quite warrants the 14a grade.
By Steve Townshend
Dec 22, 2016
rating: 5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a

I sent this 2 days ago and agree with the guidebook and all the locals I spoke with (including Jonathan Segrist who emailed me about it 3 days ago), the grade now with the broken hold felt like 14a to me (and that seems to be the consensus). It felt slightly easier to me than Herbivour Dyno-soar next to it.
Yoshimi is pretty dirty because it's in a water streak and gets soaked when it rains. It probably requires brushing all the holds before you try it (and between attempts).