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The Hidden Cliff
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Against the Grain T 
Bikini Beach TR 
Bikini Whale S 
G-String S 
Railer T 

Against the Grain 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: (TR) Charles Cole, Gib Lewis, Randy Vogel, December 1979 (Lead) tracy Dorton, et al.
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Submitted By: Randy on Jan 1, 2002

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Wayne following Against the grain

Description 

This route climbs the obvious face (2 bolts) into hand crack located about 20 feet right of Bikini Whale.

Protection 

2 bolts (3/8", 1/4"), Pro to 2.5 inches.


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By Drederek
Apr 9, 2006
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

Fun squeeze at the top, it was nice to have a large camalot (4"+) to protect it and another for the belay.
By caughtinside
From: Oakland CA
Apr 2, 2008

first bolt very rusty.
By Jeff Edge
Apr 9, 2013

I seem to remember three bolts (climbed this past weekend) first two were pretty new, third was more lackluster. Interesting move getting to the crack