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Fragile 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII British: E2 5b

   
Type: Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a/b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VI+ British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Dylan Kuhn on May 30, 2007
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Description 

A small-pocketed face right of an arete leads to a final mantle to the top of the pinnacle.


Location 

This is on the left side of the QOB pinnacle.


Protection 

Four bolts to a two-bolt anchor.



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By Doug Lintz
From: Kearney, NE
Sep 25, 2007

5.10c straight up, but it's very tempting to move out left to the arete and then traverse back to the anchors. The bolts are within reach, but this probably checks in at 5.9. The top of QOB Pinnacle is a good place to take pics of someone leading Lumina.

By GeoffElson
May 20, 2009
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c

Bolting this as a "10c" is trying to force something that isn't there. Should have bolted it as a 5.8 arete climb.

By slim
Administrator
May 6, 2012

Agree with Geoff, would be better just to call it a 5.9 arete.