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Dude, It's Classic! 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Bret Crapo, March 2008
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Submitted By: Perin Blanchard on Apr 17, 2008

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Description 

A pleasant outing on fairly good-quality quartzite. Starts from a copse of scrub oak, climbs over a small overhang past the first bolt, and then continues more-or-less straight up on lower-angled terrain with the occasional vertical section. Holds abound, and there is some fun, juggy, side-pulling to be had.

Equipped by Christian Knight.

Location 

The second-from-the-left bolted route on the lower tier of Layer Cake.

Protection 

7 bolts, hangers-and-rings anchor (shared with Knuckle Dragger, to the left).


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By Christopher Sorensen
From: Provo, UT
Apr 28, 2009
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

This climb is lots of fun, best described as a fun "jaunt" up the rock. Just know that the anchor bolts at the top are across a long ledge and the belay position vis a vis the climb is not ideal. Better to rap down than lower, I think. It'll save your rope.
By Tristan Higbee
From: Cambodia
Aug 19, 2009

Another fun one. Pretty much the same thing as Knuckle Dragger (and that's not a bad thing), just maybe a tiny bit harder. There are some really perfect jugs on this.
By Christopher Sorensen
From: Provo, UT
Aug 28, 2009
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Just did this one again. A ton of fun. Barely harder than knuckle dragger with huge jugs and lots of great holds. That giant deep flake around the middle is one of my favorite holds.