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A No.1 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Henrie, Bloom, Crawley, Padilla, Cox, Mabe - July 2012
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Colin Cox on Jul 2, 2012

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Darren filling in for Jason on the F.A. of A No.1.

Description 

A No.1 perfected the hobo symbols system and was regarded as the "King of the Hoboes." This route climbs the slabby wall across the dry pond from Volt and Southern Exposure.
A No.1 features three unique cruxes separated by a couple ledges that you could sit on to eat a can of beans.
This route was a collaboration of many locals determined to climb this lichen encrusted wall.

Location 

Left of the slippery slot, across the dry stream from Volt and Southern Exposure.

Protection 

9 bolts


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A-No.1, Leon Ray Livingston, King of the Hobos.
A-No.1, Leon Ray Livingston, King of the Hobos.

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By Jhenrie
Jul 8, 2012
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

Great route! A bit harder if you are short through the lower crux...
By David Buhite
Jul 13, 2012
rating: 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a

The lower crux seemed very height dependent to me and the climb overall seemed a fair bit harder then 5.11a, but I'm only 5'8 so that might have something to do with it.
By Colin Cox
Jul 13, 2012

I agree David. I always felt that move alone is more like solid 11. I changed my grade to 11b, which remains weighted.