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All the Way Baby 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ British: E5 6b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ British: E5 6b [details]
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Submitted By: Ladd Raine on Jul 11, 2007

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Eyeing up the last few moves.

Description 

Start on jugs, make a couple of powerful moves up to the big sloper (or the finger lock to the left) then move up past a couple of crimps to the sloper to make hte last clip before the anchors. Make the crux move out right to the flake then either dyno to the top or match on the flake and go up.

This climb is one of my hardest yet, took one day of work to figure out the moves (there are a million sucker holds) then got it as my first climb without a warmup the next day. I love this climb, no tendon busters but crimps and big powerful moves.


Location 

2nd route left to right on this boulder's overhanging section


Protection 

3 Bolts to anchors (why only one quick clip at anchor?)



Photos of All the Way Baby Slideshow Add Photo
Do I look awkward and like I'm trying hard? <br /> <br />Or does my butt look big?
Do I look awkward and like I'm trying hard?

Or do...
Bryan Ferris working the route. Photo Joseph Lascurain
Bryan Ferris working the route. Photo Joseph Lascu...
Rigging for the shots, thanks to Nuria for sitting in her harness so early on that dreary morning.
Rigging for the shots, thanks to Nuria for sitting...
Sam Todzia and Ladd Raine taking a look and trying to suss out some better beta.
Sam Todzia and Ladd Raine taking a look and trying...
Muel super excited that he caught the dyno to the clipping jugs and sent.
Muel super excited that he caught the dyno to the ...
Bryan Ferris setting up to shoot for the flake. Photo by Joseph Lascurain
Bryan Ferris setting up to shoot for the flake. Ph...
Sam Todzia almost peeling off the dyno crux on this line.
Sam Todzia almost peeling off the dyno crux on thi...
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By skinny legs and all
From: Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
Jan 28, 2011
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b

Bouldery movement, tough sloper move down low. Use a drop knee to reach right to the flake on the final sequence.

By will merryman
From: Monaca P.A.
Aug 19, 2012

pumppy as hell for three bolt climb.

By BrianWS
Feb 10, 2013
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b

Bouldering on a rope at its best. Shame it isn't any taller!