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Frailty Thy Name is Sandstone  

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Christine Gal on Jan 12, 2009

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BETA PHOTO: route line

Location 

Upper tier, 1st route right of the arch

Protection 

8 bolts


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Topping out!
Topping out!
Frailty Thy Name is Sandstone. Good  and easy 5'7
Frailty Thy Name is Sandstone. Good and easy 5'7
Debbie on her first climb
Debbie on her first climb

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By cassondra
From: las vegas, NV
Jan 13, 2009

Yes, it is frail. It being new, a lot of stuff pops off of it. But very fun regardless.
By dnoB ekiM
Oct 4, 2009

Not too frail anymore. Fun route on nice varnished jugs...traversing bolt line is kind of goofy, but I guess the FAist was trying to extend the fun. This whole cliff is going to be as popular ar the corridor and panty wall soon.
By Aeon
From: Las Vegas, NV
Oct 7, 2009
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

For 5.7 this is a FUN line. It does kind of meander a bit but there's such a great variety [hard to find at 5.7] that it's worth doing. And it's got enough exposure to scare newby climbers!
By Owen Carver
Feb 1, 2010

Just bring a longer sling or double up draws on the odd bolt that is off to the right. Last two bolts before the top are spaced a little farther apart than the rest, which combined with the sandy slab holds, adds a little excitement for leaders near the top. Good time.
By Andrew G
Feb 25, 2013

Crux is definitely the small blank looking section ~2/3 of the way up, though finding the great slot at the top of it makes it easy. Would make a great first lead and always a nice warm-up.