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Phat City
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Brown Sugar T 
Candy Apple Red S 
Mill and Main S 
Phat Crack T 
Phat Free Arete S 
Sweaty Betty T 
Treeline T,S 

Candy Apple Red 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Shelly Malkin & Tom Perkins, 2005
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Submitted By: Kenan on Aug 21, 2012

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Description 

This is the farthest rightmost bolted route at Phat City. It is long and thought-provoking for the grade, ascending a a series of roofs and sharp edges with a sequence that initially appears devious.

Protection 

9 bolts to a 2-bolt anchor. 1 or 2 runners may be useful to reduce rope drag, but be careful of sharp edges. One or two key bolts are placed in such a way to minimize risk of the rope being cut, at the expense of additional drag.


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By Steve Montzka
Aug 17, 2015

Fun climbing at the top of this route, except for the potential DEATH BLOCK near the top.... Be very careful what you step on if you decide to undercling right near the last bit of this climb, between the second to last and last bolt. Ropes run over and ON the block if you choose to top-rope....
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