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Minnesota Strip
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Good Knight 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Ian Harmon on Jul 25, 2006

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Minnesota Strip

Description 

Follow the left side of the large block to the left of Piece of Cake. Lots of small edges and thin cracks. Leadable but a little sparse, with primarily small pro (nuts, small cams). Closed for many years but re-opened as of Fall 2005.

  • RCM&W #43, p.165.


Location 

This route is the left side of the large block to the left of Piece of Cake.


Protection 

Small gear for lead. Standard TR setup.



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By russellHOBART
From: Davidson, NC
Apr 7, 2008

Great lead w/ decent gear after an easy 15'.

By ChrisZ
From: St. Paul, MN
Apr 23, 2014

Led this yesterday. Like Russel mentioned, the first 15 feet is unprotectable, but easy. You can get a solid nut or a cam under the overhang, then the rest can be sewn up. While this could be led on all passive gear, you could really speed things up with a set of cams to #3.