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Baptism by Fire 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Trad, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Scott Garso, Rick Thompson, 1986
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Submitted By: Kristan Markey on Apr 28, 2013

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Good view of the climb.


Lieback or stem up the prominent left facing corner crack. Coming through the chimney near the bottom is cruxy.


Standard rack. Bolt anchors set high in the final roof on good holds(new since Williams guide) - be careful about rap rings; they are fat and can swallow biners in the quick links.

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