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Crash Test Blondes 

YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 4c

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Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Mark Roth on Feb 19, 2009
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Hop up some ledges til you reach a really sharp layback crack. If only this was much longer, it would be a classic. Make a couple layback moves, be careful of the loose part of the flake, mantle onto a ledge and cruise the blocky crack to the top of the Basalt and Battery pinnacle.


This is the left-facing corner to the left of Basalt and Battery. You can step down to that anchor to get off.


A couple mid-size cams (#1-#2).

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By Kirk Miller
From: Golden, CO
Mar 19, 2011

Finish on Chossy Achievers and you've climbed Crash Test Achievers.

By Leo Paik
From: Westminster, Colorado
Dec 7, 2012
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a

There's a spot where a #4.5 Camalot (old style) would have been useful.