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Applecore S 
Boxy But Safe S 
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Corollary S 
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Esprit de Corps S 
Marine Corps S 
Micor S 
Mycor S 
Parkour S 
Peel & Core S 
Softcore S 

Esprit de Corps 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Sport, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Noah Monagle & Karl Kiser, winter 2013
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Karl Kiser on Jan 20, 2013

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Esprit de Corps


The crux is above the first bolt, stemming is useful


Climb the roof to the right of Marine Corps.


Bolts, continue up easier slap climbing, with two bolts, to the anchor of Softcore. Alternately, one can go left after the fourth bolt to the Marine Corp anchor. Thus the climb can be used to set up TRs on two additional routes.

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Rock Climbing Photo: FA Esprit de Corps
FA Esprit de Corps
Rock Climbing Photo: Espirit de Corps
Espirit de Corps
Rock Climbing Photo: At the 2nd bolt
At the 2nd bolt

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By Jay Carroll
Feb 24, 2013
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

I might call this a 5.9+ if I hadn't had insider information. Definitely not a 5.10 though. All the action is in the first 2 bolts.
By David Cole
Mar 16, 2015
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

Fun lead, but the 2nd bolt requires a critical hold.

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