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Battle of My Bulge 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: 2007 Tony Lusk, Tony Horness, Andy Tretiakoff, Dave Weeks
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Antoine Horness on Aug 11, 2008
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Tony Lusk on the FA of Battle of My Bulge

Description 

Thin face to bulge crux


Location 

3rd route from the left. Route directly to the right of Lay Blackie and it goes up the obvious bulge


Protection 

B,C



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By James DeRoussel
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From: Tucson, AZ
Oct 5, 2008
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a

The crux move over the bulge is very committing and firmly in the 5.9 grade. Pick one of the non-existent footholds, hope it stays put, and go for it!

The final bolt on this route is oddly placed...no, I take that back. The anchor is oddly placed, far left of the route...

Otherwise, an outstanding climb.

By Jerry Cagle
From: Tucson, AZ
Jun 10, 2012
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a

The anchor isn't in the obvious place, but I think it's because there is a questionable block at the top of the route that sits where the anchor would otherwise be situated. Maybe it could've been place directly in line with the route, but below the block...