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Sampler, The S 
Thief, The S 

Corner Exit 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Joe Shiefman, Joe Kreidel
New Route: Yes
Page Views: 423
Submitted By: JoeS on Apr 10, 2014

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The trad variation of Corner Exit (July 2014)

Description 

Start laybacking from the bottom of the prominent right-facing corner located near the middle of the wall, just left of Infrared Heart. Avoid the large chockstone wedged inside the back of the crack. We were able to get it to move a little by jumping on one of the corners, but were unable to dislodge it with a crowbar. Follow the corner until a point near the top where one has to step right onto the face. Follow face straight up for a few more bolts to the anchors. Although th route is consistent in difficulty, the last part is the crux

Protection 

10 bolts


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By Jimbo
Jun 17, 2014
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Climbs way better than it looks.
You guys have gone more darkside than EFR and I.
Though hiking out in the mid day sun I was glad I wasn't hauling a rack.
By dhlesser
Aug 18, 2014
rating: 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c

Maybe I'm not doing it right, but I just don't see the 10.a rating. I'm not comfortable leading above a 9, but I lead this without breaking a sweat (we got lost and didn't know the ratings). I'd put it around a 7+/8. I did use the left side of the corner a decent bit, so maybe that's cheating?
By Joe Kreidel
From: Tucson, AZ
Aug 18, 2014
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

The moves we felt warranted a 10a rating were the last 15 feet or so of the route, face climbing above the crack to the anchors. Maybe you found an easier path than we did, as frequently happens with new climbs.

I'm glad to hear people are getting out here, and appreciate all the input and feedback.