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GM Arete (aka All the Wrong Reasons) 
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GM Arete (aka All the Wrong Reasons) 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ British: E5 6a [details]
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Submitted By: SethR on Apr 18, 2007
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Description 

Just right of dihedral. Up the "arete" on supect holds to anchor.


Location 

First route on main wall left side.


Protection 

7 bolts



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By Darren in Vegas
From: Las Vegas, NV
Feb 11, 2008

better than the one star suggests. hard for the grade but fun.

By Derek Kvedar
From: Las Vegas, NV
Apr 28, 2013
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a

The 12a grade is derived from cryptic sequences more than difficult moves. To onsight this route would feel like 12a; to redpoint after working out the beta is closer to soft 11d. A few V3ish moves inbetween decent rests to the last bolt, then keep it together to the anchors. A great warm up for the crag once you know the moves. Solid climb!

By acoe
Apr 28, 2013

I would have to agree with both comments. This route was quite good, and feels pretty appropriate for the grade.

By don welsh
Nov 28, 2013

someone re-bolted this route. I have climbed both versions. Greg's original line was better.