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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Kevin Calder, Marty Lewis
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Submitted By: Tom Helvie on Jan 24, 2007

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Starts in the alcove and trends left in the upper ...


A great, varied climb up cracks and jugs. Start at a crack below a roof. Climb up and through the roof with great hand jams. Good flakes lead up to a leftward traverse leading to the final crack. Very fun climbing on great rock.


9 bolts to mussy hooks

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By C Miller
Jan 24, 2007
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a

Super fun and varied climbing make this a great warm-up for the harder lines here. Sustained for the grade but crack technique helps.

By Euan Cameron
From: Redlands and Mammoth Lakes
Jul 31, 2008
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a

Fantastic climbing. The first few feet look a bit scrappy, but after that the climbing is superb.

By caughtinside
From: Oakland CA
Aug 21, 2008

Pumpy for .10a, a great line. I thought this was harder than Black Lassie, the .10d!

By C-Tuttle
Sep 29, 2010

Great sustained climbing! A few hollow flakes near the top, but other than that it is 5 star 10a climbing!

By PumpkinEater
From: Sacramento
Sep 3, 2011

Maybe it was the tiring six day backpack my girlfriend and I completed the day before but this thing had me pumped out of my mind! Incredible little climb though.

By rex parker
From: las vegas n.v
Jul 24, 2013
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ E2 5b

take advantage of the rest ledge after the starting crux.

By trying hard
From: Sierra East Side
Jul 8, 2014

This climb has been lead fully on gear. While not recommended it is a fun adventure of 10a r/x maybe?