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Drift Away 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Richard Wright, Mark & Scott Tarrant
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Submitted By: Nate Adams on Jul 9, 2007

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Description 

Start in a small, right-facing corner; it is excellent.

Location 

This is the second route from the left.

Protection 

8 bolts.


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By chris deulen
From: Merriam, Kansas
Sep 3, 2007
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

Crimpy as hell, and sandbagged in my opinion (unless you're from the East Coast).
By Scott Miller
From: Denver, CO
Sep 7, 2009

Nice. We did this at the end of our day as a warm down, and got worn down.
By Ken Kisiel
Sep 21, 2012
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

10c seemed accurate to me. Best 5.10 at Lime Creek passing over incredible rock. Be ready for more than one crux. Keeps you on your toes and fingertips.
By Mike Bannister
Sep 8, 2013
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Everything Ken said. Great route with several different types of climbing. Not that crimpy if you do it right.
By hwendlandt
Jul 5, 2014
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

This is a beautiful climb, so nicely sustained, with some delicate sequences that demand thought, balance and finger strength. However, without a doubt, this was the hardest 10c I've ever touched. We felt it was about the same difficulty, if not harder, than the 11c next door (which, for whatever our opinion counts, seemed like a soft 11b). The crux is way intimidating on lead, even if you're comfortable leading higher grade, crimpy routes.