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Dire Blow 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
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Submitted By: clustiere on Aug 11, 2012

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Description 

first route to the left of the Bolt Route

Location 

lower tier boy scout rocks

Protection 

bolts. stick clip the first


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By clustiere
Aug 11, 2012

what is the old bolt line to the right of dire blow?
By aaron hope
From: Walnut Creek, CA
Aug 27, 2012

This is to the RIGHT of the Bolt Route (not the left as the description indicates). Amazing Face is the first route to the left.
By tresa black
Aug 4, 2013

That was nice that someone over the years added 3 bolts to this route, but who the heck stole the hanger from the first one?! Edwin Drummond bolted this on lead with a hand drill and named it Earthcling in 1984. The name should be changed. He's a burly Brit that calls it 11b.
By Salamanizer
Administrator
From: Vacaville Ca.
Sep 2, 2013

All bolts were replaced on this route as of 8/31/13. The previously existing bolts were all 5/16in threaded studs and showed signs of bending and possible cracking. Not the right kind of bolts for rock climbing. The first bolt with missing hanger was actually a 3/8 split shaft which pulled with little effort.

All bolts were replaced with 6" stainless glueins.