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Debbie Does CPR 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Den Danna, 1990
Season: Spring-fall
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Submitted By: Jake D. on Feb 19, 2007

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Meg on her first 5.11 lead.

Description 

Start up the orange slab in front of the large tree. Follow the bolts up and over the 90 degree roof (crux) then into the corner to the LO.

Location 

Follow Orange Crush trail, the first crag you will see is Below the New Wave. Debbie Does CPR is the second route from the right.

Protection 

4 bolts. Rap rings on top.


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Me leading Debbie Does CPR.
Me leading Debbie Does CPR.
mike looking up at the boulder problem
mike looking up at the boulder problem
mike in the business
mike in the business
mike looking stylish
mike looking stylish

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By Ladd Raine
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From: Plymouth, NH
May 18, 2007
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

This climb shut me down big time when I first tried to onsight it. Feels way easier once you know where the gaston is at above the roof.
By BrianWinslow
From: Concord, NH
Aug 21, 2007

pulling over the roof is certainly the crux, for which I was never able to use the gaston everyone else talks about, but rather a big right hand throw to a nice sloper. I've seen people heel hook and mantel as well.
By Chris Duca
Administrator
From: Havertown, PA
Dec 3, 2007

One move wonder...a route worth forgetting.
By Randy Hibshman
Aug 23, 2008

I agree this is a one-move-wonder, but as such, I think it is good for people like me who are just breaking into the grade. Debbie's a great small taste of 11a on safe terrain with a clip at your waist while puling "the move."
By BALDY
From: Gilmanton, NH
Nov 29, 2009
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

It might be a "one move wonder"....but it's a hell of a fun move.
By Joe C
From: Boston, MA
Jul 24, 2010

It is a one move wonder for sure but the movie is so much fun. I go for the sloper to the right as well. Its a good burley sort of root.
By charris
Jul 11, 2011
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

Super fun. While pulling the roof and rounding the lip are the crux, the opening moves and the moves to the anchors and juggy and fun. I'll definitely be climbing this again.

Unfortunately there is a big loose hold with an X on it just above face level after you round the lip. I poked it and that X is dead serious. Be careful!
By Matt Wilson
From: Bethel, Vermont, USA
Apr 13, 2013

Finally got on this today. Hanged a bit, but for pulling the lip, I don't know what gaston and sloper people are referring to... once I reached over the lip there was a nice rail that I was able to use to pull my self up over the lip.
By S. Neoh
Apr 13, 2013
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

I happen to think the crux is after getting the huge rail/bucket over the roof and getting established on the face above. This is where the Gaston and sloper enter the picture. I use both the left Gaston and right sloper. More power to you if you can pull over the roof w/o using either. Some say it is the easiest .11a at Rumney. Perhaps but did not feel that way to me.
By lee hansche
Administrator
From: goffstown, nh
Apr 14, 2013

my first time on it i found the crux to be the mantel as well... i can see why in matt's description of "pulling himself over the lip"... pulling has always been my weakness in climbing... i could picture someone who was very strong being able to press it out from the jug... i however get a high right foot and a gaston and squirm my way up... not to bad now that i've done it a few times... good fun for the strong and the squirmy alike :)
By Nick Grant
From: Natick, MA & Tamworth, NH
Aug 8, 2014

Match hands in the mailslot just over the lip, throw the right foot real high and wide (kind of a heel/side hook), and use the lefthand side-pull. It went pretty easy for me that way.