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Epidural 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 65'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Ken Klis & Corey Moore, March 2004
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Submitted By: Ryan Nevius on Mar 10, 2012

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Description 

Great, well-protected route on clean rock with good holds. The first crux comes before clipping the first bolt. The second comes as the wall steepens after the third bolt. Shares the anchors with Spring Route.


Location 

Starts on the face to the left of Spring Route.


Protection 

6 bolts and an optional 1.5" cam between the second and third bolts.



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By Ken Klis
Mar 11, 2012

Regarding the name, every pregnant woman who plans a vaginal birth has to contend with the fact that she will have to squeeze a head the size of a grapefruit out ...

This fa must have been March 2004 as my wife was having our daughter at the time.

By Jon Hanlon
From: SLO
Mar 11, 2012

Ken,
I climbed this with you in March 2004, and indeed, I remember you mentioning that your wife was in the hospital either recovering from, or preparing to give birth to your daughter! Can't remember the details, but the route was brand new.