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El Beerto 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 46'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Vaino Kodas, Chris Morath, Tamara Hastie, and Matthew Greco (around August 2006).
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Submitted By: Jason Halladay on Oct 17, 2006

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Making the tricky move left to the anchors. Sept. ...


A new route in 2006 on the west side of Beer Block. A nicely bolted route that steepens the higher you go. Thinner moves down low around the second bolt with steep moves passing the last bolt and moving to the anchors on the left.

The anchor location looks odd but it's not that much of a traverse and offers a big jug for clipping so it makes sense. Two cruxes--going to the sixth bolt and then again traversing to the big jug below the anchors.


On the left side of the west face of Beer Block.


6 bolts to a two bolt anchor.

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By Jason Halladay
From: Los Alamos, NM
Oct 17, 2006

An enjoyable route with some thin moves near the top before moving left to a great jug to clip the anchors.
By Allison Fritz
From: Los Alamos, New Mexico
Oct 19, 2006
rating: 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a

Nice route! Traversing to the anchors is not as bad as it looks. It is hard to clean the draws from the route especially if you rappel.
By Anthony Stout
From: Albuquerque, NM
Jun 11, 2007
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

A nice route full of surprises. Not as straight forward as many routes in the area.
By GummyBears
Apr 29, 2009
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

Great route with an exciting finish.
By LeeAB
From: ABQ, NM
Sep 19, 2011

There is now a chain draw on the last bolt to facilitate cleaning.
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