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Borrowing From Tradition 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Jerry, Sigrid, Lynnea and William Anderson
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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on May 31, 2008

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Description 

Start up the corner clipping the two bolts on the right. At the second bolt move right on thin face moves until a good hold is reached and vertical progress can be made.

Continue up and follow the exhilarating steep crack above.

Location 

Climbs the steep wall right of More Trad Than Rad.

Protection 

9 bolts and double anchors


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Kelly clipping the second bolt of Borrowing From Tradition, 10b and unknown climber on Digits Delight.
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By BruceB
From: Reno, NV
May 24, 2012

Great route. A somewhat bold first bolt, then a strenuous hands with thin feet sidestep (crux) after clipping the second bolt, followed by a fun sustained 5.9 crack/layback to the anchors. Note that these anchors are just chains. It is possible to continue up and right to some mussy hooks at the top of a new route on the far right side of this face.
By BAd
Jun 7, 2014
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

One of the best. Use a stick clip for the first bolt. Way steep and exciting from start to finish. Keep your feet under you to limit the pump on the sustained crack above. A good rest after the early crux helps.

BAd