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Amphitheater Overhang Left 

YDS: 5.12d French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 28 British: E6 6b A1

   
Type:  Sport, Aid, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12d French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 28 British: E6 6b A1 [details]
FA: Royal Robbins FFA Jim Karn or Steve Habovstak
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Submitted By: kBobby on Jul 20, 2003

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working past the throw!

Description 

This is a good fun little aid line or a wild dynamic free climb. Start at the top of the amphitheater in Storm Mountain picnic area. There are two lines through the roof, this is the left line (obviously). To the right is Amphitheater Overhang Right, A1; the gully to the left is the start of The Flake, 5.5.

I haven't sent it free, so I will comment from an aid perspective. Great roof sequence past several fixed pins and bolts over the lip and then up to a two-bolt anchor. This is a great place to practice aiding through roofs, and over bulges.

Protection 

Free: mostly just several draws. There are other placements if you want them with thin gear.

Aid: small rack, mostly thin.


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By d-know
From: electric lady land
Jan 28, 2006
rating: 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b A1

thrutchy. happy tossin'!
a couple of small cams down low will keep the rope out of the way.
By Zackman2
Jun 22, 2010

I loved this route big reach moves, and good feet work into sweet dyno! but its not over til its over.

2 bolts 2 rusted pitons + chains

5 draws
By DTM
Sep 9, 2011

Cool, but should be named Circus Trick.