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Beef Cake Formula 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: John Fodor on Oct 11, 2010

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Nice stemming.


Climb the corner/flake to the left of Amiga. Fun climbing up the right side of the flake while clipping to the left. This route use to be a TR route, then it got bolted. The dust from bolting looked fresh this weekend.


The route is between Solar Eclipse and Amiga. The route climbs the corner/flake.



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Rock Climbing Photo: Ben Larson on Beef Cake Formula.
Ben Larson on Beef Cake Formula.
Rock Climbing Photo: Leading Beef Cake Formula.  Photo by Carl Brockhof...
Leading Beef Cake Formula. Photo by Carl Brockhof...
Rock Climbing Photo: Myc climbing up the right side of the fin, just be...
Myc climbing up the right side of the fin, just be...
Rock Climbing Photo: A little higher on the arete.
A little higher on the arete.

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By Bill Olszewski
From: Colorado Springs, CO
May 25, 2011

This route is fun fun fun! Great to have another moderate lead in the Green Pillars.
By Jessica Pemble
From: Yosemite, CA
Jan 22, 2012

Super fun climbing and a great warmup for other routes. Nice pocket to transition right! Fun, fun, fun!
By Bill Parmenter
Apr 28, 2012

Not sure if there are two routes here or a variation on one route. Beef Cake Formula as described in the route description is right of the bolts clipping left (have previously climbed on toprope). What I climbed today was a different line left of the bolts clipping right. Although they are just on opposite sides of the bolted flake, they climb like two distinctly different lines. I agree that the left line/route was a blast.
By jamesm
From: Canon City, Co
Apr 21, 2014
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

A good climb, kinda hard for an 8, but since it's right in the middle of a bunch of fun climbs, why not give it a try? Experience is always nice.

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