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Fly the Friendly Skies 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E3 5c

   
Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 35'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Don Garrett, late 1970s
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Submitted By: Ryan Nevius on Aug 26, 2013
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BETA PHOTO: Boot Flake Area. Click for high-res version.

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Description 

A bouldery, overhung start leads to steep edges on a clean headwall. Climb to the left of a thin seam that opens up and becomes flared at the anchor.


Location 

To the right of The Boot. The first free climb at the Boot Flake Area that is reached when approaching from upstream.


Protection 

While this route might go on gear...it makes more sense to toprope it. Be safe when setting up a toprope on this climb, as the bolts are in a slick location.



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By bob branscomb
From: Lander, WY
Sep 13, 2013

Don Garrett did the FA of this in the lead in the late 1970s.