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Dude's Way 

YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ British: E3 5c

   
Type: Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11- French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VIII+ British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Mark Rolofson, Dave Turner
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Submitted By: Leo Paik on Oct 27, 2010
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Description 

This is the right start to the 4th bolted line from the right. This is a route where it's probably best not to have sloppy shoes for the average climber. Crux moves right off the deck with crimping and thin foot holds challenge you. Fortunately, you get a decent left hand sidepull. Shortly, you gain the juggy ledge where you can mantle up. Probably best not to blow this section where the rock is in your face. Ascend far more moderate terrain past 5 more bolts to the top.

For more details, check out Mark's new guide...fading memory is not as good.


Location 

This is the 4th line from the right which merges at its second bolt with In Harmsen's Way to its left.


Protection 

7 bolts, 2 bolt anchor.



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Left hand in the nice, small sidepull.
Left hand in the nice, small sidepull.
Dave around the 3rd bolt or so, which is shared with Dude's Way's 2nd bolt.
Dave around the 3rd bolt or so, which is shared wi...
High on the route.
High on the route.
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By Jay Eggleston
From: Littleton
Aug 10, 2012
rating: 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c

The start and crux are difficult if you are short.

By TSluiter
Jun 7, 2013

The anchors are set back a little over a ledge. If you plan on TR, might want to bring long slings for your anchor to reduce the rub, though you'll lose the last mantle move to the top.

By ChefMattThaner
From: Lakewood, co
Nov 9, 2013
rating: 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ E3 5c

The eighth bolt is awkwardly placed and has the possibility to open the bottom gate on your draw if you are not careful. An extended draw will fix this. I also second the recommendation for extending the top anchors to reduce what otherwise is kinda rough rope drag. You will need the equivalent of 2 double length slings per each anchor since the anchors are so far back from the edge.