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Bukaki 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 45'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Freddy
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Submitted By: Corey Morris on Mar 23, 2010

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Description 

First bolt is a little high but easy climbing up to that on good ledges...This route has 2 crux sections and is well protected for those moves. Be a solid 5.9 climber to lead this route.

Location 

20 feet left of Bling Bling. This line follows the center of the wall. Variations can be climbed left and right from these anchors.

Protection 

4 bolts plus chain anchors.


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By Skyler F.
From: La Crosse, WI
May 13, 2012
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Rock quality on the upper half is very loose and breakable. Tread lightly, or you might find yourself airborn... harder than 5.8 in my opinion as well.
By Corey Morris
From: Fort Hood, TX
Dec 29, 2012

Ok Skyler, I'll change the grade.
By Corey Morris
From: Fort Hood, TX
Apr 19, 2013

Ya know, I can remember how many times people have chuckled at me and Freddy wearing a blow tube and hand broom whilst climbing...there is a reason for that...new climbs need travel...which in turn cleans the climb...I'm pretty sure that there is no death blocks on this route..as I was one that helped cleaned this and make it as it is...would anyone care to borrow my cleaning apparatus (I'll send it to you)? Would you care to make an effort to make this better? I am not claiming that this is a 5 star route. However, for a 5.9 climber is worth doing....otherwise, we wouldn't have bolted it...I need specifics in order to make this climb better (which involves work and $). I changed the grade per Skyler...so what else can we do to make this route better? The reason the second bolt is where it is, is due to rock quality for the bolt (in order to keep people safe) because the rock quality below that just plain sux.