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Burning Calves 

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

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Darren in Vegas on Aug 1, 2007

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Darren, early in his trad career, sending Burning ...


The 10b finger crack of the area.


This climb is located on the right hand side of the Burning Buttress, it is the obvious finger sized crack.


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By Nick Stayner
From: Billings, MT
Sep 4, 2007

Beautiful and sustained, with multiple cruxes.
By Laeserguns
May 28, 2008

This is a pretty sweet pitch with some nice finger lockin'. Climbed this one last weekend at the new river rendezvous and would also recommend climbing the spiderwand route to the left.
By Sam Stephens
May 10, 2010

I could climb this all day. Spectacular locks, great moves, and a fun cruiser top.
By Ryan Williams
From: London (sort of)
Dec 18, 2010
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

This is one of the best routes at The New. You could throw your rack of nuts at the wall and protect the entire climbs. I think I placed 2 cams, both finger size, both near the ground.
By Jake Jones
From: Richmond, VA
Sep 9, 2014

Facing the correct direction coming out of the "pod" will make the thin move inconsequential. After that, you're rewarded with great pro of almost any size and much easier moves on good holds to the top. Crux is definitely down low on this one. Fantastic route, maybe the best at Beauty in the 5.10 range.
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