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French Feline 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a/b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Mike Reardon, Ken Pitts
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Mike Reardon on Mar 14, 2013

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Will Pfister on French Feline.


An off width lie back crux leads to overhanging fist jams and a 50 foot splitter moderate crack that eases as you ascend. The belay is at the same tree as "Tail of the Cat"


Right and around the corner from Curiosity Corner at an obvious flaring crack with a bolt.


Standard rack, double #3, #4. You can place gear nearly anywhere on the climb and the low crux is protected by the bolt.

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right before the Double Knee Bar rest
right before the Double Knee Bar rest
Jason at the start of French Feline
Jason at the start of French Feline

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By wpfister
Apr 9, 2015

The bolt on this was very loose as of 4/9, it had almost spun off when I got up to it. I tightened it as much as I could with my hand... but it would be smart to bring a wrench or a nut tool that has one if you're headed that way.
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