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Grandpa's Belay 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: EricD on Mar 28, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: The obvious crack is Grandpa's Belay.


This is a fun route. Start in the big crack to a ledge, then use some small but good holds to another big crack, then on to the anchors.


This route follows the crack system just to the right of Place Your Bet.


top-rope from bolts

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By outdooreric
From: La Mesa, CA
Oct 18, 2008

This is a reasonable lead for those with some experience. A 4-inch piece is nice for the upper crack, but a 3.5" will do in a pinch.
By Walt Barker
From: Reno NV
Apr 8, 2012

Great TR. Some hard (5.9-10) moves are there if you look.
By Crushin' Prussian
From: carrboro, nc
Aug 1, 2013
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

TRAD: Fairly easy lead, some bigger gear is needed for the wide cracks.

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