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Flash Flood 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 30'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Blake Workman
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Submitted By: Greg Parker on Nov 18, 2002

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The red rope is hanging on Flash Flood 5.11a

Description 

This route is the second route from the left on the smaller bulged formation to the left of the main Thunderhead wall. Begin with fun overhanging climbing on jugs that quickly give way to a tricky technical crux on incut two finger pockets. Continue up on fun big moves between good pockets and edges. Arguably the best warm-up at the Thunderhead.

Protection 

5 bolts, open cold shuts anchor


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By blake workman
Dec 19, 2002

A pretty good warm-up for the thunderhead. Can also become a project if you are not used to steep climbing. If you find the thunderhead a little intimidating this one is a good introduction. Good for whatever your skill level is because of the friendly holds and its short crux.