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Box Lunch 

YDS: 5.8- French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 14 British: VS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8- French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 14 British: VS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: saxfiend on Jan 31, 2007

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Elise Gard Cleaning Box Lunch

Description 

Another Palisades sandbag (rated 5.7 in the guide), Box Lunch is a fun challenge on lead.

Easy climbing on horizontals leads to a thin face about two-thirds of the way up. A jagged vertical crack in the face is the crux; look for a great captured nut placement here. A generous horizontal crack provides a good rest stop after the strenuous crux move, as well as a vital placement to protect the finish. Move up on slopers to the top.


Location 

Located in the Pillar Wall section, just right of the leaning pillar.


Protection 

Gear up to #2 Camalot; good nut placements at the crux. Anchor to trees at the top.



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Photo of the route.  Crux is pulling the small roof in the upper part of the route.  If you are tall this its easy, if you are short plan on throwing in some crack jams.  Go straight up on sloping holds after this and right of the roof.
BETA PHOTO: Photo of the route. Crux is pulling the small roo...
Working up the crack
Working up the crack
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By Br'er Rabbit
From: The Deeper South
Mar 12, 2007
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Rope Soloed this one last November. Good gear before the vertical crack is key to protect a potentially unpleasant fall.

This is a solid 5.6....maybe easier.

By Brad "Stonyman" Killough
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From: Alabama
Oct 27, 2008

Get good placement before the crack runs out at the top. Kinda slopey after that.

By Josh Gray
From: Longmont, CO
Sep 15, 2009
rating: 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c

This route is definitely tougher for someone shorter than 6'

By Nathan Self
Mar 7, 2012
rating: 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c

New anchors at the top.