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Bort 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Todd Gordon, Resa Ashbachar, Rick "Locker " Thompson, Blitzo, Karoosh, 5/08
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Feb 4, 2010

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Blitzo on Bort.

Description 

This route lies about 20 yards left of "Road to Utopia". There is a bush growing out of the rock at the base. Climb face past four bolts to a ledge with an oddly placed bolt. Move left then climb golden rock past another bolt to the anchor.

Protection 

Six bolts, two bolt anchor.


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A Mormon climber ascending Bort.
A Mormon climber ascending Bort.
"Bort". <br />Photo by Blitzo.
"Bort".
Photo by Blitzo.
Bort
Bort
Tucker Tech on the first red point of "Bort". <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Tucker Tech on the first red point of "Bort".
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Bort (5.10a) with the rope hanging, Joshua Tree NP
Bort (5.10a) with the rope hanging, Joshua Tree NP

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By C Miller
Administrator
Feb 22, 2010
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

This is a nice addition to the area with good protection, varied movement and a casual approach.

Climb up featured rock past holes and jugs to a stance at the 4th bolt where a balancy highstep gains better holds and then a ledge. Clip the next bolt (5th) with a runner, shuffle left on a ledge and then up rust-colored intrusions to a tricky hand/foot match sequence and the top. Three stars out of five.
By susan peplow
From: Joshua Tree
Oct 29, 2011
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Nice line, fun moves with a few crux moves. Top with the orange colored chert was done a variety of ways from our group. Fun.
By Locker
From: Yucca Valley, CA
Sep 11, 2013

Bort = improper pronunciation of Bolt