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Greenback 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Bob D'Antonio and Greg Hand, 9/9/05
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Ron Olsen on Sep 12, 2005

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Description 

Greenback climbs a steep slab near the center of Trout Rock, about 10' right of Cutthroat.

Climb past a neat hole in the rock by the first bolt and continue up the sustained thin face, using the crack and seam left of the bolts. Lower from the 2-bolt anchor.

This is a great pitch with intricate and thoughtful climbing.


Protection 

4 bolts to a 2-bolt anchor.



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Climber clipping the anchor on Greenback. <br /> <br />Sustained face climbing on a steep slab makes this a fun route.
Climber clipping the anchor on Greenback.

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Greenback.  Climb past a neat hole, then work up the continuously difficult face using the crack and seam to the left. <br /> <br />A sustained and intricate pitch.
BETA PHOTO: Greenback. Climb past a neat hole, then work up t...
Yvonne D'Andrea stretching for the thin crack on the left.
Yvonne D'Andrea stretching for the thin crack on t...
Yvonne D'Andrea starting up Greenback.  Her left foot is in the neat hole.
Yvonne D'Andrea starting up Greenback. Her left f...
By the first bolt.
By the first bolt.
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By Chris Archer
Aug 29, 2010
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R

Ledge fall possible getting to 2d bolt.

By Mark E Dixon
From: Sprezzatura, Someday
Jul 1, 2011

I'm with Chris, if you miss the second clip you could hit the ledge. Short folks might be happier to pre-hang the draw on the second bolt.

By Andrew Locke
From: Louisville, CO
Jul 10, 2014
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13

Better than it looks, and fairly sustained all the way. I didn't really notice a distinct crux, and blowing the 2nd clip would be bad. Overall, I enjoyed this one.