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Bite the Bullet 

YDS: 5.13b French: 8a Ewbanks: 29 UIAA: IX+ ZA: 30 British: E7 6c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.13c French: 8a+ Ewbanks: 30 UIAA: X- ZA: 31 British: E7 7a [details]
FA: Stevie Damboise
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Submitted By: Pinklebear on Mar 1, 2002

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BETA PHOTO: Park entrance on 10/2000.


This is an atypically bouldery route for Rifle and has been called stout for the grade.

You can stick clip the first bolt to protect the opening moves, though they aren't super hard. Increasingly steep climbing on those big old Rifle pinches leads to a cryptic crux. More hard business awaits on the headwall above.


It is on the left periphery of the Winchester Cave proper, two routes left of the 7 P.M. Show (the central line up the blue streaks in the middle of the cave).


10 quickdraws.

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By William Mondragon
From: My car
Nov 3, 2013
rating: 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a

A Steve Damboise masterpiece! Every bit of .13c even by Rifle standards I would say.

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