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Bobcat Martini 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: ccox
New Route: Yes
Season: Spring through fall
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Submitted By: Colin Cox on Apr 20, 2009

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Helen entering the layback sequence during her sen...

Description 

Climb cracklike feature past a couple bolts, then bust left along a steep flake with positive incut edges. Crank up into the steep laybacks of the dihedral. Stem with precision as laybacks vanish and edges appear, just as the angle eases. This one's not over til it's over. One last steep slab move threatens to tip you backward off yer barstool. Pour some out for the Bobcat if you want to send this one. Very good.

Location 

Left end of shaded grotto. Has a shared start with Squirrel Talk.

Protection 

Bolts to chains.


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Helen on the flake edges of Bobcat Martini.
Helen on the flake edges of Bobcat Martini.
What do you call THAT grip?
What do you call THAT grip?
David exiting the elevator.
David exiting the elevator.
It takes a while to hike here, but it's worth it. David piecing out the beta.
It takes a while to hike here, but it's worth it. ...

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By JJ Schlick
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From: Flagstaff, AZ
Oct 18, 2009

A stunning and powerful pitch. One of Flags hidden gems.
By Abel Jones
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Apr 21, 2012

A must do on the Flagstaff 12c circuit