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Flight Simulator 

YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 110'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: A. Miller, C. Hall, A. Jordan
New Route: Yes
Season: Warmish
Page Views: 460
Submitted By: Aaron Miller on Sep 27, 2009

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Description 

Several cruxes of the grade interrupted by some good rests. Start up a steep arete to a stance that leads right around the arete to access the steep face above. Save something for the top! Tie a knot in the end of your rope so you drop your climber when lowering with a 60m.

Location 

Between Aerostar and Yaw. Start up a wide open-book corner, clip the first two bolts out left easily, and launch into fun short crux after fun short crux.

Protection 

14 bolts


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By George Perkins
From: Los Alamos, NM
Apr 12, 2010
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

A 70m rope is recommended (or trail a 2nd rope). (A 60m rope is probably too short if you lower through the draws; it might reach if you rappel or unclip the draws as you lower?)

Nice new climb. Still a little bit of flaky stuff coming off like any new climb here, but super fun cruxes each requiring different tricks to get through.
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