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Duck Soup 

YDS: 5.10a/b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VI+ British: E2 5b

   
Type: Sport, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Aaron Hobson on May 30, 2006
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Description 

Fun face climbing up a short wall. A tiny catcus is growing out of a hold past the second bolt, and will scratch your belly when you make the moves going past it.


Location 

The start of this route is extremely well hidden behind a shield of foliage. Some pruning was required for my ascent on 5-29-06, and I suspect some more could be done. The route is on a slab to the right of a short crack, 10' to the left of a tree growing 12 ft up out of the cliff. To face to the left of the crack has two lines of bolts, very close together.


Protection 

4 bolts to a 2-bolt anchor which is directly above a crack (Edmond's Crack 5.10+).



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By Charles Cundiff
Jan 11, 2013

If you are looking for this route on my pictures it is called Sticker Shock, I believe.

By Jorge Achata
From: Lima, Peru
Nov 10, 2013
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ E2 5b

There are no plants left underneath this line anymore, and apparently the ground is feet (!) lower than what it used to be. Dyno-ish start for me.

The poor little cactus is gone from the slab. There were spider nests in the hole it left and other holds around it. Have fun!