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Cirque de Soleil 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 105'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Paula King, Ward Smith & Steve Wood, 2/94
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Submitted By: Boodge Nomchompski on Mar 12, 2009

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Description 

Another long, technical climb that is unlike the routes around the corner. This one is slightly easier than Mr Choad's because there are a couple of good rests before and after the crux.

Location 

Just right of Mr Choad's

Protection 

10 bolts, shares anchors with Mr Choad's


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By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
May 1, 2010
rating: 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

I actually liked this one better than Choad's in some ways- less pumpy, with a very exciting crux. Long and alot of fun.

Watch the anchors- if someone thinks of it, take some chains or contact me and I'll get you some mussy hooks- the glue-ins are starting to show quite a bit of wear.
By Austin Boren
From: las vegas Nevada
Oct 16, 2013

awkward start but then gets into some fun face climbing. Good change up from the steep stuff around the corner.
By Jean Spencer
From: Boulder, CO
Apr 7, 2015

I agree, I liked this almost more than Mr. Choads though slightly easier. The weird chimney / stemming moves at the bottom were fun and provided the climb with varied techniques and sections.
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