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Chainmail 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
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Season: This one stays dry most of the year
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Submitted By: Eric Schnepel on May 12, 2011

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Chainmail

Description 

This is an awesome route to climb. It ascends two parallel cracks up a slightly overhanging face. Liebacks, positive edges, and even a jam or two will get you to the top. Fairly sustained, but manageable, this route is very featured and facilitates many possible sequences. The crux is protected with a bomb Number 3 C4 or equivalent in the obvious gap between the 4th and 5th bolts. I have heard, however, that the crux fall is long but clean if the cam is not placed.

Location 

Directly left of the MD route

Protection 

8 bolts and a blue C4 or equivalent


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By Micah Klesick
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From: Vancouver, WA
Aug 5, 2014
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Good route. Once you have the sequence down it's not to hard.