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YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Doug Reed, Rick Thompson, 1988
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Submitted By: Jeremy Steck on Sep 21, 2008

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This route is outstanding! If you do 5.11c, do this route! Start by climbing straight up on vertical rock to reach a bulge. From here, diagonal up and right following very chalked holds aiming for a 1 ft wide ledge about 20 ft up from the bulge. This section is the crux. From this ledge continue up and right for a few moves and then it begins to diagonal up and left toward the shuts. Although the crux is over once you reach the ledge, there's still a move that will get your attention with the bolt well below you. This climb has interesting moves from start to finish!


Start on the section of orange rock about 10 ft to the left of the start of Doce Doe and about 15 ft right of the start of Black and Tan.


8 bolts, shuts.

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By Joel Longo
From: Mooresville, NC
Mar 28, 2010

This route was loads of fun! Definitely a must do.

As a note a large hold broke off near the second (or third ?) bolt leaving a ledge as opposed to a jug, however the difficulty remains unchanged.
By S. Neoh
Oct 31, 2010
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

Great route, befitting its name. Short as I am, I had to do a dynamic move to gain the ledge and a tough move after that. Took the ride from here on the 1st attempt. Stellar.
By skinny legs and all
From: Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
Jan 24, 2011
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

One of the best sport 5.11c's I've ever been on.
By sanz
From: Raleigh, NC
Apr 9, 2012

Fun but hard! Or at least it was for me. The crux section is awesome and sustained with a couple of tough, long moves. Feels like a boulder problem in midair.
By Eric Chabot
From: Thetford Ctr, VT
Oct 10, 2014

The beta (as some friendly other climbers told us): if it looks good, just toss to it!

sick sick sick
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