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Alchemy 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: MIke Mckee
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Submitted By: American Dankster on Jun 30, 2010

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Pulling the crux on alchemy, great climb!

Description 

Scramble up to the high first bolt. Toss your way through juggy horizontals. Decide your way of pulling out of the steepness and up to the anchors. (Hint: You can throw your feet into one horizontal and just hang out, no hands)

Location 

Balcony, 25' right of Double Feature.

Protection 

5 bolts, anchors


Photos of Alchemy Slideshow Add Photo
Pulling through the short roofs
Pulling through the short roofs
Working alchemy on the first day of a weeklong trip
Working alchemy on the first day of a weeklong tri...

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By Seth Derr
From: harrisburg, pa
Oct 15, 2012

Only gets 2 stars in the book but was one of my favorite climbs at South Clear. Fun foot work and long throws through the roofs.
By Bfane
From: Knox, Tn
Mar 14, 2013

Amazing route. Don't worry about the runout between the first 3 bolts, all the hard moves are well protected. And the roof is short, with jugs and clean falls.