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Conquistador 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 35'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Michael Kimm, May 2010
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Michael Kimm on May 8, 2010

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At the anchors on Conquistador.

Description 

Climbs the blank looking far right face of the main wall. Pull up through underclings and sparse feet to the first bolt, then crimp up to another undercling. Work the crimps to the right of the prominant flake to the last bolt, then traverse left into the flake. A few moves and the chains are yours.

Protection 

Four bolts to chains.


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By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Dec 14, 2010
rating: 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Fun route- really keeps coming at you from the start. If this route is at your limit, though, it would be wise to stick clip the first bolt as the consequences of a fall would be very high.
By Jeremy Taylor (JT)
From: NV
Dec 21, 2010

Will agree with the stick clip comment, but fun bouldery moves are over too quickly but worth the effort.
By Cultivating Mass
May 30, 2011

Big loose block at the start that's gonna ruin someone's day down the road. I don't use a stick clip much, but I'd say that if 10d is your limit, it'd be a really smart idea. Upper flake has fun climbing but is also pretty hollow-might be a good idea to have belayer anchored out of harm's way in case anything comes down unexpectedly. That said-interesting and techy.
By Patrick R. M.
From: Henderson, Nevada
Sep 15, 2014
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Good movement, but a couple of flexy flakes. Try not to haul too hard!