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Frank Presley 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
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Submitted By: Jesse James on Mar 21, 2006

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Bo Earle leading Frank-Presley.


This route is the middle of the three bolted routes on the left side of the country. It is definitely a one move wonder with the crux coming around the 2nd or 3rd bolt.


Just left of "Just say no to Frank Sinatra"



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By Drewsky
Dec 31, 2008

FA: Greg Collum.
By Jon Nelson
Sep 26, 2011

The route is a great first pitch for Kite Flying Blind. The belay at the end of the pitch is directly below KFB, and the climbing from the belay is fun bolt-protected face climbing that leads up directly into KFB.

The first bolt is a little high up, particularly considering the elevated start. It is helpful to put a nut or cam in the crack before the first bolt. The crux is just after the second bolt - the rest of the pitch is fun ~10a continuous face climbing.

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