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Ball and Chain 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12b/c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
Season: spring, fall, summer
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Submitted By: ConorD on Apr 28, 2011

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Climb the left facing corner to a small stance on the left and the head up face trending right. Pull the small roof then head to the anchors.


This route is located to the right of Pleasant Surprise. Look for the bolt line that heads up the steep and thin corner on the left side of boardwalk ledge.


quickdraws, chain anchors

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By jason riley
Aug 23, 2012
rating: 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b

Has to be one of the best routes in Kootenai. Believe it was Gary Pyatt that got the FA. I did this route every time I would go into Kootenai
By Josh Kornish
From: Eugene, OR
Nov 4, 2012

Gary Pyatt? AKA Ivan

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