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A Tension Span 

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

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Arno Ilgner & Rob Robinson - 1985
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Submitted By: Danny Inman on Feb 20, 2007

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Description 

A little bit of face climbing leads up and left to a nice crack in a right-facing corner. Pull a small bulge using fist jams and jam up the ever narrowing crack, which for the last 10 feet open into an off-width. Anchors are slings around a tree.

Location 

The corner just to the right of Molly and Rocket.

Protection 

A run of cams from fingers through fists. A number 4 wc friend works well for the first crux. No OW gear needed, a bomber yellow TCU can be had right below the OW.


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By 426
Mar 19, 2007

Dirt filled at the top and not much fun (3/07). Tree anchor is in decent shape from the fire though...that's the good news...
By Rob Dillon
Jan 14, 2008

Just to be clear, A Tension Span begins on a right-facing, left-leaning ramp about 15' right of the corner which it eventually joins. The crack at the top tends to focus the otherwise distracted. Good training for the Fishers if you're looking to head out that way.
By Jeff Mekolites
From: HOTlanta, GA
Jan 1, 2013

Could be great with more traffic. Removed a tree branch that blocked a bit of climbing. The meat section of this climb is a hand and finger crack in a corner. What! 5 Feet of wideness at the end - which is easy.