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BLU-82 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Mike Anderson, Colby Wayment, November 2001
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Submitted By: grk10vq on Mar 18, 2007

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Description 

Quality climbing with a committing finish. Begin up a steep, broken face using flakes and sharp edges. Moderate, fluid movement soon takes over as you pass a number of bolts. An ever steepening face concludes the route with a brainy, technical bulge being the final crux. Long and thought provoking, this is a stellar line that should not be missed. Stay strong and smart at the finish, don't bomb the exit.

Location 

This is the right-most bolted route on the wall, it is also the longest. Start on a small platform just above the 4x4 trail.

Protection 

Eight bolts to a rap-ring anchor.


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By JoshuaP
From: San Francisco, CA
Jun 20, 2010
rating: 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a

super tough upper section (headwall)... felt more like 11c to me
By Colby Wayment
From: Ogden, UT
Sep 20, 2010
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Mostly easy 5.10 climbing with spaced out bolts up to just below the headwall. The headwall is committing.
By nicojah
From: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Mar 14, 2015

I have a feeling that this climb and the grades for this climb is confused with the one next to it. Collateral Damage feels like 5.11a and the headwall on this climb is 5.11c for tall people, much harder for short people.
By Derrick Peppers
From: everywhere
Mar 18, 2015
rating: 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a

imagine having to deadpoint through the headwall because you have a -3 ape index and your a little on the short side. this is 11c for some and def harder for others.
By Colby Wayment
From: Ogden, UT
Apr 14, 2015
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

No one is getting the ratings confused. That's how Mike originally rated both on the FA, and he is only about 5'7". This one's original rating was 11b.

FA: Mike Anderson, Colby Wayment (November 2001)
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