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Back to the Wall 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Glen Dickenson, Cindy Zarlengo (1984)
Season: Early Fall to Late Spring
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Submitted By: Ted Smith on Nov 9, 2008

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Placing a cam under the Chockstone before the crux...

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Description 

Climb to first bolt, then out on face to large Chockstone, crux around below it to more face climbing.

Location 

Southernmost boulder pile, South-facing about 40 ft East of Westernmost section of the pile.

Protection 

3 or 4 bolts
2 Cams with runners


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Moving out from under the chockstone. Awkward?
BETA PHOTO: Moving out from under the chockstone. Awkward?
Above the crux and after clipping the second bolt....
Above the crux and after clipping the second bolt....
Climbing Back to the Wall
Climbing Back to the Wall
Near the top.
Near the top.
The route. Usually, a cam would go under the chock...
BETA PHOTO: The route. Usually, a cam would go under the chock...

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By Scott Frankel
Dec 17, 2011
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Really nice route. The lowest bolt has been clipped (not sure why) so there are only 3 bolts on this route. The top has three bolts for anchoring.
By William Nelson
From: Cave Creek, AZ
Apr 3, 2013

Fun lead. Haven't done this for a year it's easier than I remember. Easiest 5.7 trad/mixed route in PP or McDowells. .5 and .75 BD C4 and three quick draws protect this.
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