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Confines of Power 

YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII British: E5 6a

   
Type: Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Stuemke and Hurst
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Submitted By: Nathan Welton on May 28, 2011
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Description 

Technical 5.11- face climbing leads to a short section of reachy, overhung moves at the top, before a final massive deadpoint to a jug next to the chains. Shorter people may wind up using a left hand intermediate pinch to get through the crux. It is a great climb for the area.


Location 

This is on the North face of The Thumb, just left of North Overhangs and just right of the Zig Arete. This route goes straight up. If you branch right halfway up, you'll find yourself on Vapor Trail, at 5.12+.


Protection 

7 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor with lowering biners.



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By goatboywonder
Jun 3, 2013
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a

With some fancy tricks, you can do the crux reach without a dyno (well, assuming you are 6' tall). This would be really tough for short people. I broke off a rock down low near the second bolt, so be careful down there. If the rock on the first 15 feet was a bit better, I would give this 4 stars.

Also, it is well-protected, so don't be afraid to give it a burn if it is at your limit.