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Brain Damage 

YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Josh Janes on Nov 6, 2006
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Brain Damage is around the corner to the right of the main alcove of the Wall. It takes an awkward changing-corners crack through some wide pods and up a final stretch of nice thin-hands liebacking.


An assortment of gear with many #1 Camalots. A #4.5 (#5 C4) Camalot is helpful.

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By Paul Hunnicutt
From: Boulder, CO
Apr 30, 2009
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b

I used a 4.5 Camalot (new #5 would also work) for the bottom. I also used a #3.5 and a #4 higher up...otherwise it was all #2's, and #3's. There are several other wide pods to work through. You will definitely need two ropes to TR or rap this route. We were able to pass the knot while the follower was resting on the big ledge 1/3 the way up.

By SCherry
From: San Diego, CA
Nov 30, 2009

Definitely 5.11 unless #2 Friends are a hand jam for you. Heavy on the .75 BD, #2 Friend and #1 BD. Don't leave behind the #4, and #5 BD's either or you will be pissed in the offwidth. Can be done with a single 70 meter rope. Solid route with lots of variety.

By slim
Dec 1, 2009
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b

if i remember right, there are a fair number of face hold for the feet that keep it pretty reasonable though. good, varied route.