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Gardensmith Bypass Shears 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: ? Rob Bauer & Tim Trout
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Submitted By: rob bauer on Oct 31, 2011
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BETA PHOTO: Fun, easy OW. (Oxymoron? You decide.)

Description 

If you just climbed Made In The Shade, how about an easy OW? Maybe this has been done, but there was a lot of thick lichen and some basic cleaning that would suggest not. (I kept thinking some clippers would be handy.) This is a nice enough climb, it will clean up with a bit more traffic. It is no harder than MITS, IMHO.


Location 

Start up the 5.9 variation of MITS, 30 feet left of the direct start. At the ledge, instead of walking right to MITS, climb the obvious crack to the left. At the top of the pillar, angle right through the Morman Tea to the anchors.


Protection 

Standard rack, including a #4 Camalot.



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By Jeremy Werlin
Apr 27, 2013

This route is definitely worth climbing. With a 70m rope, you can top rope this from the Made in the Shade anchors.