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Chase the Dragon 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Sport, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Alan Hirahara, John German 2000's
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Submitted By: Rick Shull on Jun 25, 2007

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Looking down from the anchor on Chase The Dragon.


This route offers diverse moves including slab, a lieback, a mantel and a thin upper face. The mantel is fun and exposed! Use a longer draw on the bolt before the mantel to reduce rope drag.


This is the farthest right route on the cliff.


10 bolts and cold shuts.

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By old5ten
From: Berkeley + Sunny Slopes, CA
Jul 13, 2015
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

didn't think this was any harder than Jhana. at the bulge climb low and across, rather than trying to go up. judicious use of long slings will keep the rope drag down. the route starts being really good and fun at the bulge. the face above has great pockets, edges, and side pulls.

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