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American Flyers 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Jeff Pederson, 1989
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Submitted By: bsmoot on Jul 11, 2010

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Description 

Climb a small battered tree to a good pocket, or skip the tree, climbing small holds to the same pocket (this makes the climb harder...12b/c) follow 5 bolts to a Y. take the right branch to the top.

This is a great, pocketed endurance climb, sporting a remarkable, hollow one finger pocket.

Location 

Next route right of Death of a Salesman

Protection 

Draws


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By Mr. Hummus
From: SLC, Utah
Dec 9, 2014
rating: 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b

There is no longer a tree. This is not a 12a anymore.
By KevinM
Apr 10, 2015
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

I never really understood the A0 start to these routes. It bumps it up one grade if you do it from the ground. Maybe if it was 12a, with ground start at 13... Hard boulder problem off the ground to really good rest, then pump.
By bheller
From: SL UT
Apr 10, 2015

The logic is this: those starting bouldery moves qualify as V5 and V5 = 12c. If there is even one V5 move on a route to a lay down rest to a slabby handcrack...its still a 12c, albeit an easy tick.
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