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Black Beauty 

YDS: 5.12b/c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

Type:  Sport, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12b/c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Vaino Kodas, doni
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: doni on Mar 13, 2011

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New Mexican Wine - Black Beauty


This is an extension to Chocolate d'Vine. An interesting hand switch in a pocket with an internal knob leads to a thin crux and the bulge above.


11 or 12 bolts

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By NickTarasenko
May 15, 2013

I thoroughly enjoyed this route, nice job Vaino and Doni...Thanks!
The continuation from Chocolate d'Vine and the huge ledge no hands rest made the route a little disjointed and is the only reason for the lack of 4 stars. Star rating relative to Socorro.
By DisturbingThePeace
From: Albuquerque, NM
Feb 14, 2015

Great route, probably on the stiff side of 5.12b, might be a 5.12c. Cool holds and two distinct boulder problems make this route really fun.
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