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Child of Light 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: 3/1991, Joe Rousek, Gary Slate
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Submitted By: Jon duSaint on Dec 13, 2006
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Julie high up on Child of Light, 5.9

Description 

Stellar pumpy vertical face with a distinct crux up high.


Protection 

8 bolts (one has been added recently to protect the start)



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By david goldstein
Dec 21, 2006

The scene of much ungodly flailing as people tend to throw their beginner friends off the deep end here.

Great photo ops of the upper part of this pitch from the anchors of Sendero Luminoso.

By Euan Cameron
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From: Redlands and Mammoth Lakes
May 5, 2007
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a

Great climb. After the half way point it is fairly constant with a killer final sequence passed the last bolt up to the anchors.

By susan peplow
From: Joshua Tree
Jun 1, 2008
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a

If you're trying to explain a "mail slot" to a new climber. Take them to Child of Light