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Boost for the Beginner 

YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 75'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c [details]
FA: John Shea & Dave Webster, January 2001
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Submitted By: Chris D on Jan 11, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: Working up the dikes on the first half of Boost fo...

Description 

This is the large-ish chimney to the right of a dike near the western end of the Unreported Rock formation.

Start up the chimney, shortly stepping out to the left onto the face and the dike, follow the face between two dikes to the top.

You can toprope The Unreported and Don't Overlook from the same anchor you build for this route.

Location 

Far west end of the south face of Unreported Rock. Nice and sunny.

Protection 

Standard rack and one bolt. I placed one pink tricam low and pro above is sparse, but the climbing is easy.


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By Pete Johnston
From: Irvine, California
Mar 4, 2012

Nice route, good airy step out of the chimney to the face, good pro for the experienced leader, definitely a recommended route. I do think this route is more than 40 feet just to the ledge before the bolt, and another 25 to the top, about 75 total.