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Ball and Chain 

YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11+ French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Dave Bingham, 1988
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Submitted By: Jason Young on May 4, 2012

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Description 

The crux is a big move (dyno?) to a large rounded jug. There is steep, thuggy climbing throughout the length of this route. Fun!

Location 

This is the tallest route and is centered between two harder routes at The Dungeon.
Look for rusty chain link "hangers".

Protection 

Bolts to a two-bolt anchor.


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By Sam Perkins
From: Rexburg, ID
Jun 26, 2012
rating: 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a

It certainly is a thuggy route! BUT, it also requires a bit of body english on some moves. Some holds aren't quite as obvious as you may think. Fun moves, fun line.
Side note - It is a HUGE pain to clean.. Just have some sucker follow it for you instead