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Box Prarie Boulders and Climbs-Dragon Scales Rock
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Chink in the Armor 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 65'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Al Simons
New Route: Yes
Season: any dry day
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Submitted By: allen simons on Jul 23, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: Chink on the right.

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Description 

Start in a small alcove in the center of the face, same start as for dragon slayer, but go up and right to the left-arching crack/roof. Gain the crack and climb up and left underclinging with good feet and continue to arete. Finish with the 10d bulge on Dragon Slayer. Fun, easy crack with a hard finish.

Location 

Upper north west end of Dragon Scales Rocks. High point of immediate crag easily seen from Forest Service Road 100. Clean face with prominent, left-slanting roof/crack.

Protection 

Nuts and cams 1/2" to 1 1/2". One of my HBs is in the crack now. 2 bolts at crux and finish. Two bolt anchor or walk off.


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Lower angle photo showing 4th class approach to Dragon Slayer and Chink in the Armor.
BETA PHOTO: Lower angle photo showing 4th class approach to Dr...

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